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1  Yes, you understand, that explains all.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker.
2  Noirtier's weakness of mind sufficiently explains it.
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Get Context   In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
3  I will candidly explain the reason of both, and I trust to your goodness to pardon me.
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Get Context   In Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe.
4  Upon my return home I sent for him, and I then explained to him what I wished to procure.
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Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
5  We must explain this visit, which although expected by Monte Cristo, is unexpected to our readers.
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Get Context   In Chapter 92. The Suicide.
6  I have an idea, which I will explain by and by, of making an exception to the usual form of accusation.
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Get Context   In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
7  Still, as I have already told you I have an instinctive affection for him, the source of which I cannot explain to you.
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Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
8  I can discover and explain to you my grandfather's thoughts, so as to put an end to all your doubts and fears on the subject.
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Get Context   In Chapter 59. The Will.
9  It is a fine name to inscribe on my ledgers, and my cashier was quite proud of it when I explained to him who the Cavalcanti were.
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Get Context   In Chapter 66. Matrimonial Projects.
10  This second signature explained everything to Franz, who now understood the objection of the messenger to coming up into the apartment; the street was safer for him.
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Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
11  There are some situations which men understand by instinct, but which reason is powerless to explain; in such cases the greatest poet is he who gives utterance to the most natural and vehement outburst of sorrow.
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Get Context   In Chapter 111. Expiation.
12  Oh, no; I should find there people who would force me to understand things of which I would prefer to remain ignorant, and who would try to explain to me, in spite of myself, a mystery which even they do not understand.
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Get Context   In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
13  For women have infallible instincts; they can even explain the marvellous by an algebraic calculation they have invented; but I, who only understand my own figures, know nothing more than that one day these figures deceived me.
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Get Context   In Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds.
14  This time Danglars had double reason to understand, for if the word and gesture had not explained the speaker's meaning, it was clearly expressed by the man walking behind him, who pushed him so rudely that he struck against the guide.
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Get Context   In Chapter 114. Peppino.
15  He pointed out to him the bearings of the coast, explained to him the variations of the compass, and taught him to read in that vast book opened over our heads which they call heaven, and where God writes in azure with letters of diamonds.
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Get Context   In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.
16  The next morning at daybreak, Valentine and Morrel were walking arm-in-arm on the sea-shore, Valentine relating how Monte Cristo had appeared in her room, explained everything, revealed the crime, and, finally, how he had saved her life by enabling her to simulate death.
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Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
17  Possibly, possibly," said Beauchamp immediately; "but every simpleton would not be able to understand your heroism, and sooner or later you will find yourself compelled to explain it to them more energetically than would be convenient to your bodily health and the duration of your life.
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Get Context   In Chapter 91. Mother and Son.
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