In 1815, M. Charles-Francois-Bienvenu Myriel was Bishop of D-- He was an old man of about seventy-five years of age; he had occupied the see of D-- since 1806.
More Quotes from Victor Hugo:Every day has its great grief or its small anxiety. ... One cloud is dispelled, another forms. There is hardly one day in a hundred of real joy and bright sunshine.
What happened between those two beings? Nothing. They were adoring one another.
Ask not the name of him who asks you for a bed. It is especially he whose name is a burden to him, who has need of an asylum (room).
It is an error to imagine that fate can be exhausted, and that one has reached the bottom of anything whatever.
Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.
Nothing is small, in fact; any one who is subject to the profound and penetrating influence of nature knows this.
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