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The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo

The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo

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1869 novel by Victor Hugo, in English translation

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The Man Who Laughs
Victor Hugo
 
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Victor Hugo.............................................................................................................................................2PRELIMINARYCHAPTER. URSUS.................................................................................................................5ANOTHER PRELIMINARY CHAPTER. THE COMPRACHICOS................................................................13PART I................................................................................................................................................................19BOOK THE FIRST. NIGHT NOT SO BLACK AS MAN................................................................................19CHAPTER I. PORTLAND BILL..........................................................................................................20CHAPTER II. LEFT ALONE................................................................................................................23 CHAPTER III.ALONE.........................................................................................................................25CHAPTER IV.QUESTIONS................................................................................................................28CHAPTER V. THE TREE OF HUMAN INVENTION.......................................................................29CHAPTER VI.STRUGGLE BETWEEN DEATH ANDLIFE...........................................................31CHAPTER VII.THE NORTH POINT OF PORTLAND.....................................................................34BOOK THE SECOND.THE HOOKER AT SEA.............................................................................................36CHAPTER I. SUPERHUMAN LAWS.................................................................................................37CHAPTER II. OUR FIRST ROUGH SKETCHES FILLED IN...........................................................39CHAPTER III.TROUBLED MEN ON THE TROUBLED SEA.........................................................41CHAPTER IV.A CLOUD DIFFERENT FROM THE OTHERS ENTERS ON THE SCENE...........43CHAPTER V. HARDQUANONNE.....................................................................................................49CHAPTER VI.THEY THINK THAT HELP IS AT HAND................................................................51CHAPTER VII.SUPERHUMAN HORRORS.....................................................................................52CHAPTER VIII. NIX ET NOX.............................................................................................................54CHAPTER IX.THE CHARGE CONFIDED TO A RAGING SEA....................................................56CHAPTER X. THE COLOSSAL SAVAGE, THE STORM................................................................57CHAPTER XI.THE CASKETS...........................................................................................................59CHAPTER XII.FACE TO FACE WITH THE ROCK.........................................................................61CHAPTER XIII. FACE TO FACE WITH NIGHT...............................................................................63CHAPTER XIV. ORTACH...................................................................................................................64CHAPTER XV.PORTENTOSUM MARE..........................................................................................65CHAPTER XVI. THE PROBLEM SUDDENLY WORKS IN SILENCE...........................................68CHAPTER XVII. THE LAST RESOURCE.........................................................................................70CHAPTER XVIII. THE HIGHEST RESOURCE.................................................................................72BOOK THE THIRD. THE CHILD IN THE SHADOW....................................................................................75CHAPTER I. CHESIL...........................................................................................................................76CHAPTER II. THE EFFECT OF SNOW.............................................................................................79CHAPTER III.A BURDEN MAKES A ROUGHROAD ROUGHER...............................................82CHAPTER IV. ANOTHER FORM OF DESERT................................................................................84CHAPTER V. MISANTHROPY PLAYS ITS PRANKS.....................................................................87CHAPTER VI.THE AWAKING..........................................................................................................94PART II...............................................................................................................................................................96BOOK THE FIRST. THE EVERLASTING PRESENCE OF THE PAST: MAN REFLECTS MAN.............96CHAPTER I. LORD CLANCHARLIE.................................................................................................97CHAPTER II. LORD DAVID DIRRY−MOIR...................................................................................102CHAPTER III.THE DUCHESS JOSIANA........................................................................................105CHAPTER IV.THE LEADER OF FASHION...................................................................................109CHAPTER V. QUEEN ANNE............................................................................................................112CHAPTER VI. BARKILPHEDRO.....................................................................................................116CHAPTER VII. BARKILPHEDRO GNAWS HIS WAY..................................................................120
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The Man Who Laughs
CHAPTER VIII. INFERI.....................................................................................................................123 CHAPTER IX.HATE IS AS STRONG AS LOVE............................................................................124CHAPTER X. THE FLAME WHICH WOULD BE SEEN IFMAN WERE TRANSPARENT.......128CHAPTER XI.BARKILPHEDRO IN AMBUSCADE......................................................................132CHAPTER XII.SCOTLAND, IRELAND,AND ENGLAND...........................................................134BOOK THE SECOND.GWYNPLAINE AND DEA......................................................................................138CHAPTER I. WHEREIN WE SEE THE FACE OF HIM OF WHOM WE HAVE HITHERTOSEEN ONLY THE ACTS..................................................................................................................139CHAPTER II. DEA.............................................................................................................................142CHAPTER III. “OCULOS NON HABET, ET VIDET.”....................................................................144CHAPTER IV.WELL−MATCHED LOVERS..................................................................................145CHAPTER V. THE BLUE SKY THROUGH THE BLACK CLOUD...............................................147 CHAPTER VI.URSUS AS TUTOR, AND URSUS AS GUARDIAN..............................................149CHAPTER VII.BLINDNESS GIVES LESSONS IN CLAIRVOYANCE........................................151CHAPTER VIII. NOT ONLY HAPPINESS, BUT PROSPERITY....................................................153CHAPTER IX.ABSURDITIES WHICH FOLKS WITHOUT TASTE CALL POETRY.................156CHAPTER X. AN OUTSIDER'S VIEW OF MEN AND THINGS...................................................159CHAPTER XI.GWYNPLAINE THINKS JUSTICE, AND URSUS TALKS TRUTH....................162CHAPTER XII.URSUS THE POET DRAGS ON URSUSTHE PHILOSOPHER..........................166BOOK THE THIRD. THE BEGINNING OF THE FISSURE........................................................................167CHAPTER I. THE TADCASTER INN...............................................................................................168 CHAPTER II. OPEN−AIR ELOQUENCE.........................................................................................170CHAPTER III.WHERE THE PASSER−BY REAPPEARS..............................................................173CHAPTER IV.CONTRARIES FRATERNIZE IN HATE.................................................................176CHAPTER V. THE WAPENTAKE....................................................................................................179CHAPTER VI.THE MOUSE EXAMINED BY THE CATS............................................................181CHAPTER VII.WHY SHOULD A GOLD PIECE LOWER ITSELF BY MIXING WITH AHEAPOF PENNIES?.........................................................................................................................186CHAPTER VIII. SYMPTOMS OF POISONING...............................................................................190CHAPTER IX.ABYSSUS ABYSSUM VOCAT...............................................................................193BOOK THE FOURTH.THE CELL OF TORTURE.......................................................................................197CHAPTER I. THE TEMPTATION OF ST. GWYNPLAINE............................................................198CHAPTER II. FROM GAY TO GRAVE............................................................................................202 CHAPTER III.LEX, REX, FEX.........................................................................................................206CHAPTER IV.URSUS SPIES THE POLICE....................................................................................208CHAPTER V. AFEARFUL PLACE..................................................................................................211CHAPTER VI. THE KIND OF MAGISTRACY UNDER THE WIGS OF FORMER DAYS..........212 CHAPTER VII.SHUDDERING.........................................................................................................214CHAPTER VIII. LAMENTATION....................................................................................................215BOOK THE FIFTH. THE SEA AND FATE ARE MOVEDBY THE SAME BREATH..............................221CHAPTER I. THE DURABILITY OF FRAGILETHINGS..............................................................222CHAPTER II. THE WAIF KNOWS ITS OWN COURSE.................................................................227CHAPTER III. AN AWAKENING.....................................................................................................233CHAPTER IV.FASCINATION.........................................................................................................235CHAPTER V. WE THINK WE REMEMBER; WE FORGET..........................................................238BOOK THE SIXTH. URSUS UNDER DIFFERENT ASPECTS...................................................................241CHAPTER I. WHAT THE MISANTHROPE SAID..........................................................................242
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