1 There was not a single spider's web, not a grain of dust, on the glass window of that conscience.
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2 One would have said it was a spider coming to seize a fly, only here the spider brought life, not death.
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3 The Thenardier hostelry was like a spider's web, in which Cosette had been caught, and where she lay trembling.
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4 They experience the quivers of a spider at the passage of a stranger or of a man from the country.
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5 The attack of the tiger on the wild ass, the attack of the spider on the fly.
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6 The lanterns of that date resembled large red stars, hanging to ropes, and shed upon the pavement a shadow which had the form of a huge spider.
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7 They were both caught in the immense and gloomy web of death, and Jean Valjean felt the terrible spider running along those black strands and quivering in the shadows.
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8 No spider ever took more pains to repair the shattered meshes of his web, than did Waldemar Fitzurse to reunite and combine the scattered members of Prince John's cabal.
9 He unlocked the gate, and found that a spider had already constructed a large web, tying the door to the lintel, on the supposition that it was never to be opened again.
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10 He sits motionless, like a spider in the centre of its web, but that web has a thousand radiations, and he knows well every quiver of each of them.
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11 I felt as if I was in a monstrous spider's web.
12 He gave many flies to one spider and many spiders to one bird, and then wanted a cat to eat the many birds.
13 He is not now eating them, but putting them into a box, as of old, and is already examining the corners of his room to find a spider.
14 He was already well ahead with his fly business; and he had just started in the spider line also; so he had not been of any trouble to me.
15 The way seemed interminable, and the streets like the black web of some sprawling spider.
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