1 At six francs the shot, that comes to nine hundred thousand francs a day, three hundred millions a year, which vanish in smoke.
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2 This gesture, and an inspection of the stranger's costume and baggage, which the Thenardier passed in review with one glance, caused the amiable grimace to vanish, and the gruff mien to reappear.
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3 The grandfather caused Jean Valjean to vanish.
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4 In ordinary times, in order to dissolve an anachronism and to cause it to vanish, one has only to make it spell out the date.
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5 Thenardier was panting on his wall like the shipwrecked sufferers of the Meduse on their raft when they beheld the vessel which had appeared in sight vanish on the horizon.
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6 Gratitude, duty, matters essential and important to be remembered, vanish.
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7 Now, the law of progress is, that monsters shall disappear before the angels, and that Fatality shall vanish before Fraternity.
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8 The three women had profited by the respite of the night to vanish definitely; which allowed the insurgents to breathe more freely.
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9 In the obliteration of things which disappear, in the watching of things which vanish, it recognizes all.
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10 She would vanish for hours on end, and then reappear at meal-times, or in the evening after work was over, as though nothing had happened.
11 Above all, try to let Mr. Hosmer Angel vanish from your memory, as he has done from your life.
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12 Any instant he might dash out the light and vanish in the darkness.
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13 It will vanish, pass into future Time, and disappear.
14 As I stood agape, I saw a little red spark go drifting across a gap of starlight between the branches, and vanish.
15 For this purpose I will preserve my life; to execute this dear revenge will I again behold the sun and tread the green herbage of earth, which otherwise should vanish from my eyes forever.