1 It is probable that he, also, was disentangling from amid the vague ideas of a poor man, ignorant of everything, something excessive.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
2 An excessive emotion was required to wring from him, once or twice a year, that lugubrious laugh of the convict, which is like the echo of the laugh of a demon.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
3 The excessive weight of this man in human destiny disturbed the balance.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
4 Not going to bed would have seemed to him excessive and familiar.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
5 They dreamed of engrafting a temperate power on the absolute and excessive principle.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
6 Theodule had no excessive taste for this sort of spying; but he was much touched by the ten louis, and he thought he saw a chance for a possible sequel.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—SOME PETTICOAT
7 First love is accompanied by such excessive joy that unless the joy be allowed to overflow, it will stifle you.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 11 IN WHICH THE PLOT THICKENS
8 I say, sire, that my health is sinking under these excessive struggles and these never-ending labors.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL
9 Anxious as he was to avoid personal notice, he took, in the printed mention of his name, a pleasure so exquisite and excessive that it seemed a compensation for his shrinking from publicity.
10 Her dread of returning to a sleepless night was so great that she lingered on, hoping that excessive weariness would reinforce the waning power of the chloral.
11 When they swam she enjoyed the freshness of the water but she was irritated by Cy's tricks, by Dave's excessive good spirits.
12 Had these Leviathans been but a flock of simple sheep, pursued over the pasture by three fierce wolves, they could not possibly have evinced such excessive dismay.
13 "Perhaps I feared to make Alphonse jealous," she interjoined, with excessive naivete.
14 The excessive physical charm of the Creole had first attracted her, for Edna had a sensuous susceptibility to beauty.
15 She grew fond of her husband, realizing with some unaccountable satisfaction that no trace of passion or excessive and fictitious warmth colored her affection, thereby threatening its dissolution.