1 Reason, judgment, renunciation, all the sane daylight forces, were beaten back in the sharp struggle for self-preservation.
2 One by one she had detached herself from the baser possibilities, and she saw that nothing now remained to her but the emptiness of renunciation.
3 She flung out her hands in a gesture of renunciation.
4 One was the renunciation of his old life, of his utterly useless education.
5 This renunciation gave him satisfaction, and was easy and simple.
6 I am not enthusiastic over your Jesus, who preaches renunciation and sacrifice to the last extremity.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—PHILOSOPHY AFTER DRINKING
7 The monastery is a renunciation.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII—FAITH, LAW
8 From a moral point of view, I cannot say that I think much of your great renunciation.
9 These were the only traces of luxury, of that clinging to the minute observance of personal seemliness, which showed what her other renunciations must have cost.
10 Don't spoil it by renunciations.
11 And then, Cosette had, for long years, been habituated to seeing enigmas around her; every being who has had a mysterious childhood is always prepared for certain renunciations.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...