1 However pure and sincere we may be, we all bear upon our candor the crack of the little, innocent lie.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—SISTER SIMPLICE
2 Combeferre would have knelt and clasped his hands to enable the future to arrive in all its candor, and that nothing might disturb the immense and virtuous evolution of the races.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
3 Cosette's whole person was ingenuousness, ingenuity, transparency, whiteness, candor, radiance.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—FULL LIGHT
4 He who was there aspired to happiness; life smelled good; all nature exhaled candor, help, assistance, paternity, caress, dawn.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
5 It was an exquisite candor expanding and becoming transfigured in the light.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN STILL WEARS HIS ARM IN A SLING
6 She tried to give her countenance an appearance of perfect candor.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 61 THE CARMELITE CONVENT AT BETHUNE
7 She was flushed and felt intoxicated with the sound of her own voice and the unaccustomed taste of candor.
8 He was the only being present who possessed sufficient candor to admit that he was not listening to these gracious performances for the first time that summer.
9 The candor of Mrs. Pontellier's admission greatly pleased Mademoiselle Reisz.
10 He visited the Quaker, in high anger; but, being possessed of uncommon candor and fairness, was soon quieted by his arguments and representations.
11 I like your candor and kind-heartedness exceedingly.
12 "And now, in token of candor, I ask you to reveal to me your chief passion," said the latter.
13 Indeed, count," said Morcerf, "I thank you sincerely for having used so much candor towards me, and I gratefully accept the exclusion which you propose.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks.
14 And this lack of candor in a matter of such gravity infuriated him.