1 The shades, those sombre hatchers of primitive Christianity, only awaited an opportunity to bring about an explosion under the Caesars and to inundate the human race with light.
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2 Each one of these mysterious lines shone before her eyes and inundated her heart with a strange radiance.
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3 The dazzling sun of June inundated this terrible thing with light.
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4 When Marius re-entered the redoubt with Gavroche in his arms, his face, like the child, was inundated with blood.
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5 The pure, healthful, living, joyous air that was easy to breathe inundated him.
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6 The red blood inundated her face, previously so pale.
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7 Her face was inundated with an angry colour and she looked as if she would attack someone with her hands.
8 It was that first, redoubtable moment of inundation, when the stream rises to the level of the levee and when the water begins to filter through the fissures of dike.
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9 There occurred, infamous to relate, inundations of the sewer.
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