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Books With A Purpose Tag!

Hello everyone! I’m really quite excited to do this tag. It was created by Jonathan Fisher. Click on that link to be taken to the first ever Books With A Purpose Tag post. 474 more words

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happy once more

“I have heard you. I knew nothing about what you have mentioned. I believe that it is true, and I feel that it is true. I was even ignorant of the fact that you had left my shop. 112 more words

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the blow erect

Javert received the blow erect, full in the face, in his breast, like a Russian soldier. He bowed to the very earth before the mayor and left the room.

Victor Hugo, Les  Miserables

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Javert turned

Javert turned his back.

Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

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terrible ray

Great sorrow is a divine and terrible ray, which transfigures the unhappy.

Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

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cowardliness and gluttony

I am not a bad woman at bottom. It is not cowardliness and gluttony that have made me what I am. If I have drunk brandy, it was out of misery. 14 more words

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two sorry things

This class of women is consigned by our laws entirely to the discretion of the police. The latter do what they please, punish them, as seems good to them, and confiscate at their will those two sorry things which they entitle their industry and their liberty.

Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

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