1 The sister's affirmation was for Javert so decisive a thing that he did not even observe the singularity of that candle which had but just been extinguished, and which was still smoking on the table.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A SUITABLE TOMB
2 Man lives by affirmation even more than by bread.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—THE ABSOLUTE GOODNESS OF PRAYER
3 There had taken place within him a sentimental revelation entirely distinct from legal affirmation, his only standard of measurement hitherto.
4 This affirmation appeared to dispel all doubts with regard to the baldric.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE
5 It came from the bushes--a megaphontic, anonymous, loud-speaking affirmation.
6 He saluted, and made a slight movement of the head in affirmation.
7 We entered the farm-house by the kitchen way, to ascertain whether Mr. Heathcliff were really absent: because I put slight faith in his own affirmation.
8 She had never heard him speak with such energy of affirmation.
9 It was an affirmation, a moral victory paid for by innumerable defeats, by abominable terrors, by abominable satisfactions.
10 I affirm he will meet fairly every honourable challenge.
11 Thank you for your good word, Fanny, but it is more than I would affirm myself.
12 No; I can't forget him, though I am not prepared to affirm the fellow was exactly worth the life we lost in getting to him.
13 This is the reason why I affirm that Kurtz was a remarkable man.
14 We might almost affirm that Napoleon's catastrophe originated in that sign of a peasant's head.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
15 Algebra is applied to the clouds; the radiation of the star profits the rose; no thinker would venture to affirm that the perfume of the hawthorn is useless to the constellations.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOLIIS AC FRONDIBUS