1 First, however, his preparations for that function occupied a space of over two hours, and necessitated an attention to his toilet of a kind not commonly seen.
2 Yes, many a function calls for fulfilment.
3 Thenceforth all extraneous thoughts and considerations were laid aside in favour of preparing for the coming function.
4 Everything in life fulfils its function, and Chichikov's tour in search of a fortune was carried out so successfully that not a little money passed into his pockets.
5 Everything has its proper function, and pursues its proper course.
6 He enveloped in a blind and profound faith every one who had a function in the state, from the prime minister to the rural policeman.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON
7 To make reparation is a function in which the whole soul is absorbed.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—THE OBEDIENCE OF MARTIN VERGA
8 the function of real philosophy.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—THE ABSOLUTE GOODNESS OF PRAYER
9 It appears that this red beard was present, at another riot, the Quenisset affair, entrusted with this same function.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 10: CHAPTER III—A BURIAL; AN OCCASION TO BE BORN AGAIN
10 The brandishing of a triggerless pistol, grasped in one's hand in the open street, is so much of a public function that Gavroche felt his fervor increasing with every moment.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 11: CHAPTER II—GAVROCHE ON THE MARCH
11 That's the real secret of marriage, not sex; at least not the simple function of sex.
12 However, the Prince had been a King, and the King had died, and now there was another King, whose chief function seemed to be to open soup-kitchens.
13 Aristocracy is a function, a part of fate.
14 It is a question of which function you are brought up to and adapted to.
15 Even in their extremity, they had not considered asking a widow of scarcely a year to appear at a social function.