1 In ordinary times, in order to dissolve an anachronism and to cause it to vanish, one has only to make it spell out the date.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—ON WHAT CONDITIONS ONE CAN RESPECT THE PAST
2 Its object is, and its result must be, to dissolve wrath by the study of antagonisms.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE TWO DUTIES: TO WATCH AND TO HOPE
3 The spell by which I had been so far supported began to dissolve; reaction took place, and soon, so overwhelming was the grief that seized me, I sank prostrate with my face to the ground.
4 I suffered unspeakable trouble while I considered and reconsidered whether I should at last dissolve that spell of my childhood and tell Joe all the story.
5 It was mid-April, and one felt that the revelry had reached its climax and that the desultory groups in the square and gardens would soon dissolve and re-form in other scenes.
6 It would take many years for the living blood of the generations to dissolve the vast black clot of bruised blood, deep inside their souls and bodies.
7 I handled this amazing antiquity with the greatest possible tenderness, lest it should dissolve in my hands.
8 There was only one spoon, sugar was more plentiful than anything else, but it took too long to dissolve, so it was decided that Mary Hendrikhovna should stir the sugar for everyone in turn.
9 These conjunctions are formed and dissolved incessantly; hence life and death.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
10 He overwhelmed the weak point with grape-shot; he joined and dissolved battles with cannon.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—THE EIGHTEENTH OF JUNE, 1815
11 They have dissolved the carnal family, and constituted in their community a spiritual family.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE CONVENT FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF PRINCIPL...
12 This is because he has in his heart a pearl, innocence; and pearls are not to be dissolved in mud.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—PARVULUS
13 He felt himself emptied, useless, put out of joint with his past life, turned out, dissolved.
14 It was a grain of a reddish color, which dissolved immediately.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 63 THE DROP OF WATER
15 At any rate, that is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great.