1 I did not, like him, attempt a critical knowledge of their dialects, for I did not contemplate making any other use of them than temporary amusement.
2 From the tortures of my own heart, I turned to contemplate the deep and voiceless grief of my Elizabeth.
3 For a moment my soul was elevated from its debasing and miserable fears to contemplate the divine ideas of liberty and self sacrifice of which these sights were the monuments and the remembrancers.
4 It is truly painful to contemplate mankind in such an aspect, Master Copperfield, but our reception was, decidedly, cool.
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5 The duty done, and act of reparation performed, which can alone enable me to contemplate my fellow mortal, I shall be known no more.
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6 I could think of the past now, gravely, but not bitterly; and could contemplate the future in a brave spirit.
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7 Alexey Alexandrovitch could not without horror contemplate the idea of a pistol aimed at himself, and had never made use of any weapon in his life.
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8 Jean Valjean rested his elbow on the knob at the head of the bed, and his brow on his hand, and began to contemplate the motionless body of Fantine, which lay extended there.
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9 She shut herself up, which her rule allowed her to do, and hid herself, every time that she desired to contemplate it.
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10 To contemplate is to labor, to think is to act.
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11 In the meanwhile, love and suffer, hope and contemplate.
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12 Everywhere upon it we have the right of light, we contemplate its beauties, we lay bare its defects.
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13 It is all over with me when I contemplate you.
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14 There was an orgy of grabbing and over all there was a cold cynicism about open theft in high places that was chilling to contemplate.
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15 Most fearful they are to contemplate, the expenses of this entertainment.