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quotation: A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labour and there is invisible labour. Victor Hugo


A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labour and there is invisible labour.

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quotation: Popularity? It is glory’s small change. Victor Hugo


Popularity? It is glory’s small change.

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quotation: Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. Victor Hugo


 

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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.

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quotation: To love another person is to see the face of God. Victor Hugo (1802-1885)


To love another person is to see the face of God.

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quotation: To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark. Victor Hugo


To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.

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quotation: Wisdom is a sacred communion. Victor Hugo (1802-1885)


Wisdom is a sacred communion.

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Great AudioBooks: LES MISERABLES – Victor Hugo Part 1 Livre Audio Francais Audio Book


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LES MISERABLES – Victor Hugo Part 1 Livre Audio Francais Audio Book [GreatAudioBooks]

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Author Victor Hugo
Illustrator Emile Bayard
Country France
Language French
Genre Epic novel, historical fiction
Publisher A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie.
Publication date
1862

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quotation: There is nothing like a dream to create the future. Victor Hugo


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There is nothing like a dream to create the future.

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quotation: An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come. Victor Hugo (1802-1885)


An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.

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Article: Les Misérables (1958)


Les Misérables

Les Misérables is a novel by Victor Hugo that focuses on the life of Jean Valjean, an ex-convict struggling to redeem himself. It examines the nature of good and evil, delving into French history, politics, moral philosophy, law, and the nature of love. Published in 1862, the novel helped make Hugo the most successful writer of his day. Now, more than 150 years later, the book and its many adaptations continue to resonate with the public. What did critics first think of it? More… Discuss
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Arrested for a petty crime, Jean Valjean spends 20 years in prison. After his release, he is still pursued by Inspector Javert. An adaptation of the French historical novel by Victor Hugo which was first published in 1862 and is considered one of the greatest novels of the nineteenth century. Public domain film.

NOTE TO TEACHERS: There are several lesson guides and lesson plans for this film that are available for free on the Internet. Three of these are made available by eNotes http://www.enotes.com/les-miserables, Learning to Give http://learningtogive.org/lessons/uni… , and Teacher Vision http://www.teachervision.fen.com/lite…

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QUOTATION: Victor Hugo “Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.”


Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.

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When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.

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