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 (hyo͞o′gō, ü-gō′), Victor Marie 1802-1885.
French writer who went into exile after Napoleon III seized power (1851), returning to France in 1870. His novels include The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1831) and Les Misérables (1862).


(ˈhjuːɡəʊ; French yɡo)
(Biography) Victor (Marie) (viktɔr). 1802–85, French poet, novelist, and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France. His works include the volumes of verse Les Feuilles d'automne (1831) and Les Contemplations (1856), the novels Notre-Dame de Paris (1831) and Les Misérables (1862), and the plays Hernani (1830) and Ruy Blas (1838)


(ˈhyu goʊ or, often, ˈyu-)

Victor (Marie, Viscount) 1802–85, French poet, novelist, and playwright.
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line from Hugo Baskerville, and as I had the story from
Baskerville was held by Hugo of that name, nor can it be
On the very top of Sir Isaac's papers," explained Harker, "there was a threatening letter from a man named Hugo.
I would I might see him die -- a sweet, swift death; oh, my Hugo, I cannot bear this one
Fogg and his party had time to pay a visit to Salt Lake City, connected with Ogden by a branch road; and they spent two hours in this strikingly American town, built on the pattern of other cities of the Union, like a checker-board, "with the sombre sadness of right-angles," as Victor Hugo expresses it.
2] "Karl Strickland: sein Leben und seine Kunst," by Hugo Weitbrecht-Rotholz, Ph.
I don't care if Hugo does come at me with a pistol," returned Amy, who was not gifted with dramatic power, but was chosen because she was small enough to be borne out shrieking by the villain of the piece.
 Victor Hugo relates that in the Channel Islands Satan himself --
Just so, too, Jacobus Hugo has satisfied himself that, by Euenis, Homer meant to insinuate John Calvin; by Antinous, Martin Luther; by the Lotophagi, Protestants in general; and, by the Harpies, the Dutch.
Corneille, Cherbuliez; Rousseau, Sismondi; Victor Hugo, and Joubert; Mozart and Wagner--all who are interested in these men will find a value in what Amiel has to say of them.
Part of this venerable building dates back to the time of the first crusade, when Hugo de Capus built a fortalice in the centre of the estate, which had been granted to him by the Red King.
Victor Hugo gives an account of them in `L'Homme qui Rit.