1 The denunciator of success is the only legitimate executioner of the fall.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A RESTRICTION
2 There exists a legitimate prejudice against poachers.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
3 Laffitte, a sum of over half a million which he had lodged there, and which he had, moreover, and by perfectly legitimate means, acquired in his business.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NUMBER 24,601 BECOMES NUMBER 9,430
4 Marius' wrath against "Ursule," just and legitimate as it was, passed off.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VIII—THE VETERANS THEMSELVES CAN BE HAPPY
5 The same fury legitimate when directed against Terray and absurd when directed against Turgot.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
6 The flower-beds accepted the legitimate royalty of the lilies; the most august of perfumes is that which emanates from whiteness.
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7 You know the direct, legitimate fruit of consciousness is inertia, that is, conscious sitting-with-the-hands-folded.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor DostoevskyGet Context In PART 1: V
8 Quite lately, happening to meet a wounded French colonel on the road, Rostov had maintained with heat that peace was impossible between a legitimate sovereign and the criminal Bonaparte.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIX
9 Having finished his tale about the enchanting Polish lady, the captain asked Pierre if he had ever experienced a similar impulse to sacrifice himself for love and a feeling of envy of the legitimate husband.
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10 This legitimate peculiarity of each individual which used to excite and irritate Pierre now became a basis of the sympathy he felt for, and the interest he took in, other people.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XIII
11 If we must have a Jesus let us have a legitimate Jesus.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceGet Context In Chapter 5
12 Nobody answered this question and Mary Jane led the table back to the legitimate opera.
13 It looked like a high-handed proceeding; but it was really a case of legitimate self-defense.
14 Thus adjured, Lily turned her eyes on the spectacle which was affording Mr. Dorset such legitimate mirth.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
15 This we did by begging and stealing, whichever came handy in the time of need, the one being considered as legitimate as the other.
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