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Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Les Miserables, by Victor HugoThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and withalmost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License includedwith this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.orgTitle: Les Miserables Complete in Five VolumesAuthor: Victor HugoTranslator: Isabel F. HapgoodRelease Date: June 22, 2008 [EBook #135]Last Updated: October 30, 2009Language: English*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK LES MISERABLES ***Produced by Judith BossLES MISERABLESBy Victor HugoTranslated by Isabel F. HapgoodThomas Y. Crowell & Co.No. 13, Astor PlaceNew YorkCopyright 1887[Illustration: Bookshelf 1spines][Illustration: Bookcover 1cover][Illustration: Frontpapers 1frontpapers][Illustration: Frontispiece 1frontispiece][Illustration: Titlepage Volume One 1titlepage][Illustration: Titlepage Verso 1verso]
CONTENTS VOLUME I BOOK FIRST.--A JUST MAN CHAPTER I. M. Myriel II. M. Myriel becomes M. Welcome III. A Hard Bishopric for a Good Bishop IV. Works corresponding to Words V. Monseigneur Bienvenu made his Cassocks last too long VI. Who guarded his House for him VII. Cravatte VIII. Philosophy after Drinking IX. The Brother as depicted by the Sister X. The Bishop in the Presence of an Unknown Light XI. A Restriction XII. The Solitude of Monseigneur Welcome XIII. What he believed XIV. What he thought BOOK SECOND.--THE FALL I. The Evening of a Day of Walking II. Prudence counselled to Wisdom III. The Heroism of Passive Obedience IV. Details concerning the Cheese-Dairies of Pontarlier V. Tranquillity VI. Jean Valjean VII. The Interior of Despair VIII. Billows and Shadows IX. New Troubles X. The Man aroused XI. What he does XII. The Bishop works XIII. Little Gervais BOOK THIRD.--IN THE YEAR 1817 I. The Year 1817 II. A Double Quartette III. Four and Four IV. Tholomyes is so Merry that he sings a Spanish Ditty V. At Bombardas VI. A Chapter in which they adore Each Other VII. The Wisdom of Tholomyes VIII. The Death of a Horse IX. A Merry End to Mirth BOOK FOURTH.--TO CONFIDE IS SOMETIMES TO DELIVER INTO A PERSON'S POWER I. One Mother meets Another Mother II. First Sketch of Two Unprepossessing Figures III. The Lark BOOK FIFTH.--THE DESCENT I. The History of a Progress in Black Glass Trinkets
 II. Madeleine III. Sums deposited with Laffitte IV. M. Madeleine in Mourning V. Vague Flashes on the Horizon VI. Father Fauchelevent VII. Fauchelevent becomes a Gardener in Paris VIII. Madame Victurnien expends Thirty Francs on Morality IX. Madame Victurnien's Success X. Result of the Success XI. Christus nos Liberavit XII. M. Bamatabois's Inactivity XIII. The Solution of Some Questions connected with the Municipal Police BOOK SIXTH.--JAVERT I. The Beginning of Repose II. How Jean may become Champ BOOK SEVENTH.--THE CHAMPMATHIEU AFFAIR I. Sister Simplice II. The Perspicacity of Master Scaufflaire III. A Tempest in a Skull IV. Forms assumed by Suffering during Sleep V. Hindrances VI. Sister Simplice put to the Proof VII. The Traveller on his Arrival takes Precautions for Departure VIII. An Entrance by Favor IX. A Place where Convictions are in Process of Formation X. The System of Denials XI. Champmathieu more and more Astonished BOOK EIGHTH.--A COUNTER-BLOW I. In what Mirror M. Madeleine contemplates his Hair II. Fantine Happy III. Javert Satisfied IV. Authority reasserts its Rights V. A Suitable Tomb VOLUME II BOOK FIRST.--WATERLOO CHAPTER I. What is met with on the Way from Nivelles II. Hougomont III. The Eighteenth of June, 1815 IV. A V. The Quid Obscurum of Battles VI. Four o'clock in the Afternoon VII. Napoleon in a Good Humor VIII. The Emperor puts a Question to the Guide Lacoste IX. The Unexpected X. The Plateau of Mont-Saint-Jean XI. A Bad Guide to Napoleon; a Good Guide to Bulow