1 Monasteries, when they abound in a nation, are clogs in its circulation, cumbrous establishments, centres of idleness where centres of labor should exist.
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2 Jean Valjean locked up these garments, plus the stockings and the shoes, with a quantity of camphor and all the aromatics in which convents abound, in a little valise which he found means of procuring.
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3 However, manufactories of chemical products abound in the Faubourg Saint-Marceau.
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4 Yes," said he, "I'm splitting with laughter, I'm twisting with delight, I abound in joy, but I'm losing my way, I shall have to take a roundabout way.
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5 Then everything rises, the pavements begin to seethe, popular redoubts abound.
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6 There opportunities of losing oneself abound.
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7 For by some curious fatality, as it is often noted of your metropolitan freebooters that they ever encamp around the halls of justice, so sinners, gentlemen, most abound in holiest vicinities.
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8 If enemies have reached the portage at all, a thing by no means probable, as our scouts are abroad, they will surely be found skirting the column, where scalps abound the most.
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9 I cannot deny your words," he said, "for I am little skilled in horses, though born where they abound.
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10 The least miserable among them appear to be those who turn to dotage, and entirely lose their memories; these meet with more pity and assistance, because they want many bad qualities which abound in others.
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11 Their verses abound very much in both of these, and usually contain either some exalted notions of friendship and benevolence or the praises of those who were victors in races and other bodily exercises.
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12 My father had fallen over one of the deep chalk-pits which abound in the neighbourhood, and was lying senseless, with a shattered skull.
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13 The rents are high, and day-laborers and "contract" hands abound.
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14 , being a garrison town, opportunities for corruption abounded.
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15 The "drawing-rooms" particularly abounded in remarks of this nature.
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