Victor Hugo about sin (“Les Misérables”, 1862) - Jean Valjean, my brother, you no longer belong to evil, but to good. It is your soul that I buy from you; I withdraw it from black thoughts and the spirit of perdition, and I give it to God.
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Jean Valjean, my brother, you no longer belong to evil, but to good. It is your soul that I buy from you; I withdraw it from black thoughts and the spirit of perdition, and I give it to God.
 Victor HugoLes Misérables (1862). copy citation

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Translation by Isabel F. Hapgood in 1887
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