1 In any case, and in spite of whatever may be said, the French Revolution is the most important step of the human race since the advent of Christ.
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2 The disappearance of the great man was necessary to the advent of the great century.
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3 The entrance of that man into the destiny of that child had been the advent of God.
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4 Where he had formerly beheld the fall of the monarchy, he now saw the advent of France.
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5 Hence the advent, apparently tardy, of the Tacituses and the Juvenals; it is in the hour for evidence, that the demonstrator makes his appearance.
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6 Cosette's childhood and girlhood, her advent in the daylight, her virginal growth towards life and light, had been sheltered by that hideous devotion.
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7 Such was the young clergyman's condition, and so imminent the prospect that his dawning light would be extinguished, all untimely, when Roger Chillingworth made his advent to the town.
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8 The advent of Mrs. Gummidge with a basket, explained how the house had happened to be empty.
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9 I wanted something to happen which might have the effect of freeing both Wuthering Heights and the Grange of Mr. Heathcliff quietly; leaving us as we had been prior to his advent.
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10 But Tony's advent brought it all home to her in a far more terrifying manner.
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11 But there was only one circumstance which could dislodge him, and that was the advent of a greater man.
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12 On and on and on and on he strode, far out over the sands, singing wildly to the sea, crying to greet the advent of the life that had cried to him.
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