so long as the three great problems of the century—the degradation of man through pauperism, the corruption of woman through hunger, the crippling of children through lack of light—are
M. Myriel had to undergo the fate of every newcomer in a little town, where there are many mouths which talk, and very few heads which think.
There is some mistake, I tell you; you have my house, and I have yours. Give me back my house; you are at home here."
Monseigneur Bienvenu