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1  The gamin of Paris is Rabelais in this youth.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—HE IS AGREEABLE
2  Thus his youth had been spent in rude and ill-paid toil.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
3  A hundred years is youth in a church and age in a house.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
4  During his youth he had been employed in the convict establishments of the South.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON
5  She said that in her youth the Bernardine monks were every whit as good as the mousquetaires.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IX—A CENTURY UNDER A GUIMPE
6  Human nature is made thus; the other tender emotions of his youth, if he had ever had any, had fallen into an abyss.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—TWO MISFORTUNES MAKE ONE PIECE OF GOOD ...
7  What had been leanness in her youth had become transparency in her maturity; and this diaphaneity allowed the angel to be seen.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—M. MYRIEL
8  His youth, which was packing up for departure long before its time, beat a retreat in good order, bursting with laughter, and no one saw anything but fire.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
9  In consequence of demolitions and reconstructions, the Paris of his youth, that Paris which he bore away religiously in his memory, is now a Paris of days gone by.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—THE ZIGZAGS OF STRATEGY
10  Monseigneur Bienvenu had formerly been, if the stories anent his youth, and even in regard to his manhood, were to be believed, a passionate, and, possibly, a violent man.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
11  In their youth they had borne very little resemblance to each other, either in character or countenance, and had also been as little like sisters to each other as possible.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—TWO DO NOT MAKE A PAIR
12  But in proportion as his youth disappeared, gayety was kindled; he replaced his teeth with buffooneries, his hair with mirth, his health with irony, his weeping eye laughed incessantly.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
13  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
14  Her pallor had become whiteness; her cheeks were crimson; her long golden lashes, the only beauty of her youth and her virginity which remained to her, palpitated, though they remained closed and drooping.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—IN WHAT MIRROR M. MADELEINE CONTEMPLATES HIS ...
15  She bought a looking-glass, took pleasure in surveying in it her youth, her beautiful hair, her fine teeth; she forgot many things; she thought only of Cosette and of the possible future, and was almost happy.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—MADAME VICTURNIEN EXPENDS THIRTY FRANCS ON ...
16  In his youth he had been one of those men who are always deceived by their wives and never by their mistresses, because they are, at the same time, the most sullen of husbands and the most charming of lovers in existence.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—LIKE MASTER, LIKE HOUSE
17  The youngest had a charming soul, which turned towards all that belongs to the light, was occupied with flowers, with verses, with music, which fluttered away into glorious space, enthusiastic, ethereal, and was wedded from her very youth, in ideal, to a vague and heroic figure.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—TWO DO NOT MAKE A PAIR
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