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foliage
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

8 uses
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Definition
plant leaves
  • "How happy they are to see all that!" sighed Joannes de Molendino, still perched in the foliage of his capital.
    1.1.1 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 — The Grand Hall (83% in)
  • The trunk of a tree is immovable; the foliage is capricious.
    1.3.1 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 1 — Notre-Dame (**% in)
  • He dreamed of no other hedgerows than the painted windows, always in flower; no other shade than that of the foliage of stone which spread out, loaded with birds, in the tufts of the Saxon capitals; of no other mountains than the colossal towers of the church; of no other ocean than Paris, roaring at their bases.
    1.4.3 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 3 — Immanis Pecoris Custos, Immanior Ipse (52% in)
  • Traditions had brought forth symbols, beneath which they disappeared like the trunk of a tree beneath its foliage; all these symbols in which humanity placed faith continued to grow, to multiply, to intersect, to become more and more complicated; the first monuments no longer sufficed to contain them, they were overflowing in every part; these monuments hardly expressed now the primitive tradition, simple like themselves, naked and prone upon the earth.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (11% in)
  • It becomes bare, denuded of its foliage, and grows visibly emaciated.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (69% in)
  • The balcony on which these young girls stood opened from a chamber richly tapestried in fawn-colored Flanders leather, stamped with golden foliage.
    2.7.1 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 1 — The Danger of Confiding One's.... (10% in)
  • Young girl, the pine is not beautiful; it is not beautiful like the poplar, but it keeps its foliage in winter.
    2.9.4 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 4 — Earthenware and Crystal (93% in)
  • Around what capital have you seen foliage more tender and better caressed by the chisel.
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (19% in)

There are no more uses of "foliage" in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

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