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molecule
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Definition
the simplest structural unit of an element or compound
  • Each molecule of the gutter bore away a molecule of heat radiating from Gringoire's loins, and the equilibrium between the temperature of his body and the temperature of the brook, began to be established in rough fashion.
    1.2.5 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 5 — Result of the Dangers (45% 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)
  • Each molecule of the gutter bore away a molecule of heat radiating from Gringoire's loins, and the equilibrium between the temperature of his body and the temperature of the brook, began to be established in rough fashion.
    1.2.5 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 5 — Result of the Dangers (45% in)

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