Shelfari edited the memorable quotes of Les Misérables Monday, October 11, 2010.
- Edited a quotation: ““Here, I am going to write something to show
you.”.. . <S>hewrote on a sheet of blank paper . . . “The cops are here.””This snippet describes Eponine’s excitement in Book Eight of “Marius” as she tries to impress Marius at the Gorbeau House.
- Edited a quotation: “
<T>hepoor little despairing thing could not help crying: “Oh my God! Oh God!”Atthat moment she suddenly felt that the weight of the bucket was gone. A hand, which seemed enormous to her, had just caught the handle, and was carrying it easily. . . ... . The child was not afraid.”This passage occurs in Book Three of “Cosette,” after Mme. Thénardier orders Cosette to fetch a pail of water from the forest. Hugo uses especially melodramatic language and imagery to underscore the nightmarish quality of Cosette’s life with the Thénardiers and the almost divine appearance of Valjean.