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traverse
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

18 uses
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Definition
travel across
  • It was, in fact, the rector and all the dignitaries of the university, who were marching in procession in front of the embassy, and at that moment traversing the Place.
    1.1.1 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 — The Grand Hall (72% in)
  • As the reader may surmise, the four allegorical personages were somewhat weary with having traversed the three sections of the world, without having found suitable opportunity for getting rid of their golden dolphin.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (91% in)
  • And the old invisible kill-joy might have had occasion to repent of her aggressions against the gypsy had their attention not been diverted at this moment by the procession of the Pope of the Fools, which, after having traversed many streets and squares, debouched on the Place de Grève, with all its torches and all its uproar.
    1.2.3 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 3 — Kisses for Blows (63% in)
  • When they had traversed the populace and the Place, the cloud of curious and idle were minded to follow them.
    1.2.3 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 3 — Kisses for Blows (97% in)
  • After having run for some time at the top of his speed, without knowing whither, knocking his head against many a street corner, leaping many a gutter, traversing many an alley, many a court, many a square, seeking flight and passage through all the meanderings of the ancient passages of the Halles, exploring in his panic terror what the fine Latin of the maps calls ~tota via, cheminum et viaria~, our poet suddenly halted for lack of breath in the first place, and in the second,...
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (0% in)
  • While traversing the horrible place, his vertigo vanished.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (31% in)
  • One immediately perceived three long parallel streets, unbroken, undisturbed, traversing, almost in a straight line, all three cities, from one end to the other; from North to South, perpendicularly, to the Seine, which bound them together, mingled them, infused them in each other, poured and transfused the people incessantly, from one to the other, and made one out of the three.
    1.3.2 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 2 — A Bird's-Eye View of Paris (19% in)
  • When Claude and Quasimodo went out together, which frequently happened, and when they were seen traversing in company, the valet behind the master, the cold, narrow, and gloomy streets of the block of Notre-Dame, more than one evil word, more than one ironical quaver, more than one insulting jest greeted them on their way, unless Claude Frollo, which was rarely the case, walked with head upright and raised, showing his severe and almost august brow to the dumbfounded jeerers.
    1.4.6 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 6 — Unpopularity (16% in)
  • A long shiver traversed her frame from head to foot; her teeth chattered; she half raised her head and said, pressing her elbows against her hips, and clasping her feet in her hands as though to warm them,— "Oh, how cold it is!"
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (91% in)
  • Nevertheless, that cloud cleared away for a moment, at the passage of a mule which traversed the crowd, bearing a priest.
    1.6.4 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 4 — A Tear for a Drop of Water (69% in)
  • Gringoire had succeeded in learning that, while a mere child, she had traversed Spain and Catalonia, even to Sicily; he believed that she had even been taken by the caravan of Zingari, of which she formed a part, to the kingdom of Algiers, a country situated in Achaia, which country adjoins, on one side Albania and Greece; on the other, the Sicilian Sea, which is the road to Constantinople.
    2.7.2 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 2 — A Priest and a Philosopher are.... (68% in)
  • The Petit-Pont traversed, the Rue Neuve-Sainte-Geneviève crossed, Jehan de Molendino found himself in front of NotreDame.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (10% in)
  • There was also Hebrew jargon, of which Jehan, who as yet knew but little Greek, understood nothing; and all were traversed in every direction by stars, by figures of men or animals, and by intersecting triangles; and this contributed not a little to make the scrawled wall of the cell resemble a sheet of paper over which a monkey had drawn back and forth a pen filled with ink.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (36% in)
  • Meanwhile, the lugubrious cavalcade has traversed the crowd amid cries of joy and curious attitudes.
    2.8.6 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 6 — Three Human Hearts Differently.... (57% in)
  • All at once, he was seen to re-appear at one of the extremities of the gallery of the kings of France; he traversed it, running like a madman, raising his conquest high in his arms and shouting: "Sanctuary!"
    2.8.6 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 6 — Three Human Hearts Differently.... (97% in)
  • The long windows of the choir showed the upper extremities of their arches above the black draperies, and their painted panes, traversed by a ray of moonlight had no longer any hues but the doubtful colors of night, a sort of violet, white and blue, whose tint is found only on the faces of the dead.
    2.9.1 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 1 — Delirium (78% in)
  • Bitou carried a great bull on his shoulders; the water-wagtails, the warblers, and the buntings traverse the ocean.
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (**% in)
  • Some workmen, a few fruit-sellers on their way to the markets on their asses, began to traverse the Grève; they halted for a moment before this group of soldiers clustered round the Rat-Hole, stared at it with an air of astonishment and passed on.
    2.11.1 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 1 — The Little Shoe (85% in)

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