1 Wathier's column alone had suffered in the disaster; Delort's column, which Ney had deflected to the left, as though he had a presentiment of an ambush, had arrived whole.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE PLATEAU OF MONT-SAINT-JEAN
2 The spirit of the ambush entered into their politics.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN...
3 Jean Valjean went into ambush in a doorway, calculating that if the men were still following him, he could not fail to get a good look at them, as they traversed this illuminated space.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—THE ZIGZAGS OF STRATEGY
4 He had committed his first blunder, by falling into the ambush of the bench by the Gladiator.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IX—ECLIPSE
5 If the system of ambush and traps had not already existed, they would have been invented there.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII—THE USE MADE OF MARIUS' FIVE-FRANC PIECE
6 Thenardier, rated as a burglar, and detained as a measure of precaution under the charge of organizing a nocturnal ambush, with armed force, was kept in sight.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—THE VICISSITUDES OF FLIGHT
7 An order of nolle prosequi, founded on his well authenticated state of intoxication on the evening of the ambush, had set him at liberty.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—IN WHICH THE TREE WITH THE ZINC PLASTER APPEARS...
8 Madame Thenardier being dead, Boulatruelle being eliminated from the case, Claquesous having disappeared, the principal persons accused having escaped from prison, the trial connected with the ambush in the Gorbeau house had come to nothing.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—TWO MEN IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND
9 Once more, Jean Valjean had the choice between the terrible port and the smiling ambush.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—THE IMMORTAL LIVER 68
10 Besides, courage was out of the question here; d'Artagnan had fallen into an ambush.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 41 THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE
11 'Good-evening,' she whispered, not coming out of her ambush.
12 I was not long in coming to myself; everything came back to my mind at once, without an effort, as though it had been in ambush to pounce upon me again.
13 Natasha, very still, peered out from her ambush, waiting to see what he would do.
14 Natasha, not stirring and scarcely breathing, watched from her ambush with sparkling eyes.
15 It was Timokhin's company, which alone had maintained its order in the wood and, having lain in ambush in a ditch, now attacked the French unexpectedly.