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What did the convict mean by “I’m a number: number 15,729” in "The Bishop's Candlesticks"?

In Les Misérables, Jean Valjean spent nineteen years in the Bagne de Toulon, a notorious prison. Nineteen years. In October, 1815, he was released; he had entered there in 1796, for having broken a ...
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