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  • Still a child, Valjean's comparison sister, Jeanne, stepped in as good as helped to raise him until he was aged sufficient to take caring of himself, procuring which pruning pursuit he was bound to take over during Faverolles.

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  • Monsieur le Baron Pontmercy, I am a peasant of Faverolles.

    Les Miserables

  • I had had an idea for a long time; a resemblance; inquiries which you had caused to be made at Faverolles; the strength of your loins; the adventure with old Fauchelevant; your skill in marksmanship; your leg, which you drag a little; — I hardly know what all, — absurdities!

    Les Miserables

  • This is what they discovered: This Champmathieu had been, thirty years ago, a pruner of trees in various localities, notably at Faverolles.

    Les Miserables

  • And then, as the beginning of the story dates thirty years back, there is no longer any one at Faverolles who knew Jean Valjean.

    Les Miserables

  • The lawyer did not deny that that character appeared to be, unhappily, well attested; the accused had resided at Faverolles; the accused had exercised the calling of a tree-pruner there; the name of Champmathieu might well have had its origin in Jean Mathieu; all that was true, — in short, four witnesses recognize

    Les Miserables

  • Champmathieu; that you are the convict, Jean Valjean, concealed first under the name of Jean Mathieu, which was the name of his mother; that you went to Auvergne; that you were born at Faverolles, where you were a pruner of trees.

    Les Miserables

  • Faverolles, was preparing to go to bed, when he heard a violent blow on the grated front of his shop.

    Les Miserables

  • I have been in Auvergne; I have been at Faverolles.

    Les Miserables

  • Faverolles, to the parish, to the city, to the river.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 31, October, 1873


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