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Dear friends, we're going to die down to the last man. But our deaths will stop nothing. Our example will serve the cause. Others will finish what we've begun. Long live the republic! Fire when I five the signal. Then I'll blow up the barricade.
I love fireworks. Let me set it off. You're the leader. You have to stay here to welcome them.
If you like.
Aiming at that sergeant whose face you can't see? These young artillery officers are well educated. He has a father and mother. He can't be more than 25. He could be your brother.
And mine too. Let him live.
Leave me alone! We have to! [shoots the sergeant]
[referring to the police and the court] They don't know their line of business too good. They don't believe nobody. I tell them I'm old Champmathieu, and they call me a liar. The other fellow says he's Jean Valjean, and they call for a doctor. But a fellow knows who he is don't he? They're a bit dense.
Le pr?sident du jury:
[discussing Valjean nearby] No, justice won't be flouted like this. They've issued a warrant to rearrest the man at all costs.
They talking about me? Did they change their minds? If they find another fellow to confuse me with, they might arrest me all over again! I'm leaving.
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