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Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo, in full Victor Marie Hugo (; 26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist. He is considered the most well-known French Romantic writer. In France, Hugo's literary fame comes first from his poetry but also rests upon his novels and his dramatic achievements. Among many volumes of poetry, Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles stand particularly high in critical esteem. Outside France, his best-known works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and Notre-Dame de Paris, 1831, (also known in English as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame).

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    The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
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    The greenhorn is the ultimate victor in everything; it is he that gets the most out of life.
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    The man who does not know other languages, unless he is a man of genius, necessarily has deficiencies in his ideas.
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