[Thenardier assembling his gang.] Thenardier Everyone here, you know your place Brujon, Babet, Claqusous You, Montparnasse, watch for the law With Eponine, take care. You turn on the tears No mistakes, my dears Mme. Thenardier These bloody students on our street Here they come slumming once again Our Eponine would kiss their feet She never had a scrap of brain Marius Eponine, what's up today? I haven't seen you much about. Eponine Here, you can always catch me in. Marius Mind the police don't catch you out! Eponine Here, whatcher doing with all them books? I could have been a student too! Don't judge a girl on how she looks... I know a lot of things I do! Marius Poor Eponine, the things you know You wouldn't find in books like these. Eponine I like the way you grow your hair Marius I like the way you always tease Eponine Little he knows! Little he sees! [Valjean arrives with Cosette, now grown up.] Mme. Thenardier Here's the old boy. Stay on the job and watch out for the law. Eponine [to Marius] Stay out of this. Marius But Eponine... Eponine You'll be in trouble here It's not your concern You'll be in the clear [She pushes Marius away.] Marius Who is that man? Eponine Leave me alone! Marius Why is he here? Hey, Eponine! [He begins to follow her, and bumps into Cosette.] I didn't see you there, forgive me. Thenardier Please M'sieur, come this way Here's a child that ain't eaten today. Save a life, spare a sou God rewards all the good that you do. Wait a bit. Know that face. Ain't the world a remarkable place? Men like me don't forget You're the bastard that borrowed Cosette! [Thenardier grabs Valjean and rips open his shirt, revealing the number on his chest.] Valjean What is this? Are you mad? No, Monsieur, you don't know what you do! Thenardier You know me, you know me. I'm a con, just like you. Eponine It's the police! Disappear! Run for it! It's Javert!