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  • Beuve "an eagle," "a blazing star," and paid him other compliments no less gorgeous and Hugoesque.

    Famous Affinities of History — Complete

  • In their one-volume Hugoesque romance, _The Earth Girl_, bound in pale grass-green, with blood-red title, they have most unequivocally succeeded.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, April 22, 1893

  • "The Octopus," Norris 'greatest work, is distinctly Hugoesque.

    Frank Norris

  • Vanamee's dream realized Annixter's coming to himself, and the rise of the wheat, all on the same night, is Hugoesque.

    Frank Norris

  • That Dyke should rob the train carrying Hilma and Annixter on their wedding trip, is Hugoesque.

    Frank Norris

  • S. Behrman's escape from bomb and revolver, his death in the Wheat, and Presley's passage on the ship carrying his body, is Hugoesque.

    Frank Norris

  • Hugoesque and melodramatic in describing the action with very short sentences.

    Tales from Bohemia

  • Shakespearean -- for exuberance, however overpowering and Hugoesque.

    Views and Reviews Essays in appreciation

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