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LES MISERABLES; Victor Hugo

“So long as there shall exist, by reason of law and custom, a social condemnation which, in the midst of civilization, artificially creates a hell on earth, and complicates with human fatality a destiny that is divine; so long as the three problems of the century - the degradation of man by the exploitation of his labour, the ruin of women by starvation and the atrophy of childhood by physical and spiritual night are not solved; so long as, in certain regions, social asphyxia shall be possible; in other words and from a still broader point of view, so long as ignorance and misery remain on earth, there should be a need for books such as this.”

Despite Enjolras’s initial idea to go as a protester, carrying his pamphlets around and painting the pride flag onto his face (“It’s Halloween, Enj, you have to DRESS UP, you literally look like this every other day,” “Shut up Courf I’m trying to right society”), you cannot convince me that E and R’s first couple Halloween costume was not this

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finally posting this old watercolour chibi thing here. i love this glorious meme feast of a movie, my friend @mrsjadecurtiss and i are in tears (and singing obnoxiously) every time we warch it. 🌝 if you’ve seen the movie, who’s your favourite character? mine is by far enjolras. i ship him with marius - and france, obviously 🇫🇷❤️