1 One might almost say that affinities begin with the letters of the alphabet.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
2 The right to the alphabet, that is where the beginning must be made.
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3 Letters of the alphabet can be filched, like a purse or a watch.
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4 No law in that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only of two and twenty.
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5 I plainly observed that their language expressed the passions very well, and the words might, with little pains, be resolved into an alphabet more easily than the Chinese.
6 Clover learnt the whole alphabet, but could not put words together.
7 He intended, he said, to devote the rest of his life to learning the remaining twenty-two letters of the alphabet.
8 Behind the mists of ruin and rapine waved the calico dresses of women who dared, and after the hoarse mouthings of the field guns rang the rhythm of the alphabet.
9 In some way, within a few weeks, I mastered the greater portion of the alphabet.
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10 He pointed to each letter of the alphabet.
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11 I can faintly remember learning the alphabet at her knee.
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12 Mistress, in teaching me the alphabet, had given me the inch, and no precaution could prevent me from taking the ell.
13 One day, in the presence of a witness whom we are not permitted to doubt, he rectified from memory the whole of the letter A in the alphabetical list of the Constituent Assembly.
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14 These beings had been fettered and coupled pell-mell, in alphabetical disorder, probably, and loaded hap-hazard on those carts.
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15 After he had left me, I placed all my words, with their interpretations, in alphabetical order.
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