thousand-franc love

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  • The old woman confirmed the fact regarding the coat lined with millions, and narrated to him the episode of the thousand-franc bill.

    Les Miserables

  • A moment later, Jean Valjean accosted her, and asked her to go and get this thousand-franc bill changed for him, adding that it was his quarterly income, which he had received the day before.

    Les Miserables

  • That thousand-franc note, commented on and multiplied, produced a vast amount of terrified discussion among the gossips of the Rue des Vignes Saint – Marcel.

    Les Miserables

  • She stepped quickly across the room to Lucien, and slipped two thousand-franc notes into his hand as she grasped it.

    A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

  • Cerizet was his foreman now, and had promised his co-operation in return for a thousand-franc note.

    Eve and David

  • I opened a book which seemed to be misplaced, and found a thousand-franc note in it.

    Gobseck

  • I sent you one of my men, but I told you I could not answer for him; you instructed him to find a particular woman in Paris; Contenson bled you of a thousand-franc note, and did not even move.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • “Your conscience shall not be pait for so much as your place; but I shall say fife tousand franc more,” said he adding five thousand-franc notes.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • The supposed Spaniard might absorb the earnest-money, Lucien might build up his fortune with the stones of her tomb, a single night of pleasure might cost the old banker so many thousand-franc notes more or less, Europe might extract a few hundred thousand francs by more or less ingenious trickery, — none of these things troubled the enamored girl; this alone was the canker that ate into her heart.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • With Europe and Asie you can live here for a thousand-franc note a month like a queen — a stage queen.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

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