1 Snowball was a more vivacious pig than Napoleon, quicker in speech and more inventive, but was not considered to have the same depth of character.
2 But ere Cedric penetrated as far as the old hall in which he had himself been a prisoner, the inventive genius of Wamba had procured liberation for himself and his companion in adversity.
3 For I am naturally inventive, as you know.
4 These persecutions of fate had rendered him inventive.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
5 D'Artagnan alone had discovered nothing--he, ordinarily the most inventive of the four; but it must be also said that the very name of Milady paralyzed him.
6 It seemed as if, could I but go back to the idea which had last entered my mind as I stood at the window, some inventive suggestion would rise for my relief.
7 Carol's family were self-sufficient in their inventive life, with Christmas a rite full of surprises and tenderness, and "dressing-up parties" spontaneous and joyously absurd.
8 Thus he discoursed gravely and paternally; in default of examples, he invented parables, going directly to the point, with few phrases and many images, which characteristic formed the real eloquence of Jesus Christ.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—A HARD BISHOPRIC FOR A GOOD BISHOP
9 His sorrow was like those recently invented furnaces which consume their own smoke.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—MARIUS GROWN UP
10 If the system of ambush and traps had not already existed, they would have been invented there.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII—THE USE MADE OF MARIUS' FIVE-FRANC PIECE
11 The words heady woman were invented for the Parisienne.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE ROSE PERCEIVES THAT IT IS AN ENGINE OF WAR
12 To meet the needs of this conflict, wretchedness has invented a language of combat, which is slang.
13 Hucheloup had invented a capital thing which could be eaten nowhere but in his house, stuffed carps, which he called carpes au gras.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 12: CHAPTER I—HISTORY OF CORINTHE FROM ITS FOUNDATION
14 The dressing of the wounds was complicated and difficult, the fixation of apparatus and bandages by cerecloths not having been invented as yet, at that epoch.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS, EMERGING FROM CIVIL WAR, MAKES READY F...
15 I invented a way of making it with gum shellac and turpentine.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 9: CHAPTER III—A PEN IS HEAVY TO THE MAN WHO LIFTED THE FAUC...