There are no trivial facts in humanity, nor little leaves in vegetation.
He loved to saunter through fields of wild oats and corn-flowers, and busied himself with clouds nearly as much as with events.
The world of sleep has an existence of its own.
She is resigned, with that resignation resembling indifference as death resembles sleep.
It is only barbarous nations who have a sudden growth after a victory.
With a remainder of that brotherly compassion which is never totally absent from the heart of a drinker, Phoebus rolled Jehan with his foot onto one of those poor man's pillows which Providence provides on all the street corners of Paris and which the rich disdainfully refer to as heaps of garbage.