“A good mayor is a good thing. Are you afraid of the good you can do?”
“I have known but one man who could take the place of a jack; that was that convict.”
“Oh! how it crushes me!” cried the old man.
Madeleine raised his head, met the falcon eye of Javert still fixed upon him, looked at the immovable peasants, and smiled sadly. Then, without saying a word, he fell on his knees, and even before the crowd had time to utter a cry, he was under the cart.
Curiosity is a kind of glutton. To see is to devour