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- He was minded to augment his pace, but for the third time something barred his way.1.2.6 -- Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 -- The Broken Jug (13% in)
augment = increase
- The waves of this crowd, augmented incessantly, dashed against the angles of the houses which projected here and there, like so many promontories, into the irregular basin of the place.1.1.1 -- Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 -- The Grand Hall (11% in)
- Now, at the moment when the door had opened to admit the cardinal, the nine parts of self-esteem in Gringoire, swollen and expanded by the breath of popular admiration, were in a state of prodigious augmentation, beneath which disappeared, as though stifled, that imperceptible molecule of which we have just remarked upon in the constitution of poets; a precious ingredient, by the way, a ballast of reality and humanity, without which they would not touch the earth.1.1.3 -- Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 3 -- Monsieur the Cardinal (21% in)
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