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1  A cold wind was blowing from the plain.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
2  The tall grasses undulated like eels under the north wind.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
3  The night wind had risen, which indicated that it must be between one and two o'clock in the morning.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VII—CONTINUATION OF THE ENIGMA
4  She had always been exposed completely naked to the sharp wind of adversity; now it seemed to her she was clothed.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—THENARDIER AND HIS MANOEUVRES
5  The sun was charming; the branches had that soft shivering of May, which seems to proceed rather from the nests than from the wind.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WHAT IS MET WITH ON THE WAY FROM NIVELLES
6  On arriving on a level with the top, a gust of wind carried away his cap, and allowed a perfectly white head to be seen: he was not a young man.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN ...
7  A young girl was weeding in a field, where a huge yellow poster, probably of some outside spectacle, such as a parish festival, was fluttering in the wind.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WHAT IS MET WITH ON THE WAY FROM NIVELLES
8  All this was dark, disagreeable, wan, melancholy, sepulchral; traversed according as the crevices lay in the roof or in the door, by cold rays or by icy winds.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
9  These surmises, which so closely resembled proofs, whirled suddenly, like a handful of dust caught up by an unexpected gust of wind, through Jean Valjean's mournful brain.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—TO WIT, THE PLAN OF PARIS IN 1727
10  Javert, by taking too much thought as to how he should set the bloodhounds of the pack on the trail, alarmed the beast by giving him wind of the dart, and so made him run.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—WHICH EXPLAINS HOW JAVERT GOT ON THE SCENT
11  It has eleven claws of iron with which to seize the granite on the bottom of the sea, and more wings and more antennae than winged insects, to catch the wind in the clouds.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN ...
12  It is as inexhaustible in force as is the Infinite in gales; it stores up the wind in its sails, it is precise in the immense vagueness of the billows, it floats, and it reigns.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN ...
13  Thus, against the wind, it has its cordage and its canvas; against the water, wood; against the rocks, its iron, brass, and lead; against the shadows, its light; against immensity, a needle.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN ...
14  A cold, harsh wind, that wind which had chilled his youth, traversed the barred and padlocked grating of the vultures; a still harsher and more biting breeze blew in the cage of these doves.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED
15  It has disappeared; the open spots change place, the sombre folds advance and retreat, a sort of wind from the sepulchre pushes forward, hurls back, distends, and disperses these tragic multitudes.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE QUID OBSCURUM OF BATTLES
16  In spite of the extreme surveillance and the severity of the punishments administered, when the wind had shaken the trees, they sometimes succeeded in picking up a green apple or a spoiled apricot or an inhabited pear on the sly.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V—DISTRACTIONS
17  Ten thousand glances were fastened on this group; not a cry, not a word; the same tremor contracted every brow; all mouths held their breath as though they feared to add the slightest puff to the wind which was swaying the two unfortunate men.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN ...
18  Nevertheless, at nightfall, at the moment when the daylight is vanishing, especially in winter, at the hour when the twilight breeze tears from the elms their last russet leaves, when the darkness is deep and starless, or when the moon and the wind are making openings in the clouds and losing themselves in the shadows, this boulevard suddenly becomes frightful.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU