1 Javert is an estimable man, who does honor by his rigorous and strict probity to inferior but important functions.
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2 They dwelt, not in rooms warmed only during rigorous cold, but in cells where no fire was ever lighted; they slept, not on mattresses two inches thick, but on straw.
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3 He was, then, as punctual as the Samaritan woman, and the most rigorous casuist with regard to duels could have nothing to say.
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4 Besides, his probity was irreproachable, in an age in which soldiers compromised so easily with their religion and their consciences, lovers with the rigorous delicacy of our era, and the poor with God's Seventh Commandment.
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5 Oh, fear not," said Maximilian, stopping at a short distance, "I do not intend to render another man responsible for the rigorous fate reserved for me.
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6 As he went out into the rigorous night, I saw the lonely figure flit away before us.
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7 Then I tried to preserve myself from the horror that was coming upon me, by regarding it as a rigorous punishment of human selfishness.
8 Each of his senses was brought under a rigorous discipline.
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9 The rigors which had attacked Barrois gradually increased, the features of the face became quite altered, and the convulsive movement of the muscles appeared to indicate the approach of a most serious nervous disorder.
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10 The speaker looked round upon the bystanders, now drawing closer to hear him, with his lips gathered tighter than ever in the rigorousness of his descriptive moderation.
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11 My watch was still unwound, and I am rigorously accustomed to wind it the last thing before going to bed, and many such details.
12 The state of the places of which we are here giving a description is rigorously exact, and will certainly awaken a very precise memory in the mind of old inhabitants of the quarter.
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