Les Mis (Unabbridged) - Quotes

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January 11, 2010
English II All Encompassing Assignment

Jean Valjean “He strained his eyes in the distance and called out . . . “Petit Gervais! . . .” His cries died away into the mist, without even awaking an echo. . . . his knees suddenly bent under him, as if an invisible power suddenly overwhelmed him with the weight of his bad conscience; he fell exhausted . . . and cried out, “What a wretch I am!” (page 43) Monsieur Madeleine “To remain in paradise and there become a demon! To re-enter into hell and there become an angel.” (page 72) Cosette “Oh! What shall I do? Where is my broom?”.....“Must I sweep?” (page 108) Javert “He walked with his head down for the first time in his life, and, for the first time in his life as well, with his hands behind his back.” (page 282) M. Thenardier “You are a wretch! You are a liar, a slanderer, a scoundrel.” (page 325) Javert “Monsieur Mayor, I come to ask you to be so kind as to make charges and procure my dismissal.” (page 63) Fantine “Certainly she has, the poor darling. I knew it was your husband. And a fine wardrobe it is too, an extravagant wardrobe, everything in dozens, and silk dresses like a lady. They are there in my carpet-bag.” (page 47) Cosette “She took his hand and laid it on her heart.” (page 225) Fantime “But I am cured ! Oh, I tell you that I am cured ! Is this physician a fool? I will see my child!” (page 89) Marius “He repeated Cosette's name for whole nights in the dismal loquacity of fever, and with the gloomy obstinacy of agony.” (page 285) M. Myriel “Jean Valjean, my brother, you no longer belong to evil, but to good. It is your soul that I buy from you; I withdraw it from black thoughts and the spirit of perdition, and I give it to God.” Monsieur Madeleine “To remain in paradise and there become a demon! To re-enter into hell and there become an angel.” (page 72) Mr. Myriel “Madame Magloire.” said the bishop, “put on another plate.” Mme. Thenardier “The mother obeyed...
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