The Question and Answer section for Les Miserables is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
What do you mean by contributes? Do you mean contrubutes to the massive death toll?
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Criminals can often bribe their way out of jail or owe money when they get out of jail to certain people.
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