1 Prefects of the police do not deem it possible that a cat can transform itself into a lion; that does happen, however, and in that lies the miracle wrought by the populace of Paris.
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2 On the horizon through the trees, he perceived a sort of little elevation, and on this elevation something which at that distance resembled a lion.
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3 It was there that the lion has been placed, the involuntary symbol of the supreme heroism of the Imperial Guard.
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4 It was not worth while to place a lion there.
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5 He thought himself stronger than he was, and believed that he could play at the game of the mouse and the lion.
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6 On the first goblet this inscription could be read, monkey wine; on the second, lion wine; on the third, sheep wine; on the fourth, hog wine.
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7 The old lion seemed to scent an unknown monster in that gloom.
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8 They gazed into the dark barricade as one would gaze into a lion's den.
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9 When a man is as much in love as a tiger, the least that he can do is to fight like a lion.
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10 Jean Valjean remained inert beneath Javert's grasp, like a lion submitting to the claws of a lynx.
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11 The cardinal could not drive from his mind the fear he entertained of his terrible emissary--for he comprehended the strange qualities of this woman, sometimes a serpent, sometimes a lion.
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12 The idea was not that of a Christian, I knew; but without doubt, that eternal enemy of our souls, that lion roaring constantly around us, breathed it into my mind.
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13 "My turn," said Athos, himself trembling as the lion trembles at the sight of the serpent--"my turn.
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14 It's as if tha'd walked straight into a lion's den.
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15 And at last the man yielded with a heavy heart, and took the rose; and said he would give the lion whatever should meet him first on his return.
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