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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser


The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Victor Hugo




'A violent combat began between his [Gringoire's -- character not in the movie] thoughts, in which, like the Jupiter of the Iliad, he weighed in turn the gypsy and the goat; and he looked at them alternately with eyes moist with tears, saying between his teeth:

“But I cannot save you both!”' - Hunchback of Notre Dame.


And the man and goat lived happily ever after.