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At your age we have faith in life; it is the privilege of youth to believe and hope, but old men see death more clearly.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 19. The Third Attack   Context
Time passed on, and the two young people had agreed to be married when Vampa should be twenty and Teresa nineteen years of age.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
Andrea was short and fat; his visage, marked with brutal cruelty, did not indicate age; he might be thirty.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 35. La Mazzolata   Context
What though she has lost her own mother at a tender age, she has had the happiness to find a second mother in Madame de Villefort.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe   Context
The white hair was thrown back from her yellow forehead, and her eyes, already sunken by the furrows of age, now almost disappeared beneath the eyelids swollen with grief.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran   Context
He had himself a daughter about her age, but whose life was one continued source of anxiety and fear to him from her mother having been consumptive.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran   Context
But she has not died of old age, but of grief; it appears that since the death of the marquis, which affected her very deeply, she has not completely recovered her reason.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault   Context
He caused me to be instructed, gave me masters, and when I was thirteen years of age he sold me to the Sultan Mahmood.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 77. Haidee   Context
These two men, thus opposed in age and interests, resembled two parts of a triangle, presenting the extremes of separation, yet nevertheless possessing their point of union.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 79. The Lemonade   Context
Then he went to bed and almost immediately fell into that deep sleep which is sure to visit men of twenty years of age, even when they are torn with remorse.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern   Context
Never sell it; allow it to die tranquilly and honorably of old age, and if you make a campaign with it, take as much care of it as you would of an old servant.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 1 THE THREE PRESENTS OF D'ARTAGNAN THE ELDER   Context
The fowl must have been sought for a long time on the perch, to which it had retired to die of old age.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 32 A PROCURATOR'S DINNER   Context
Beside the driver there sat a man who could not have been more than thirty years of age, but whose massive head and resolute expression marked him as a leader.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN   Context
McCarthy had one son, a lad of eighteen, and Turner had an only daughter of the same age, but neither of them had wives living.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY   Context
They could only have come from the old man at my side, and yet he sat now as absorbed as ever, very thin, very wrinkled, bent with age, an opium pipe dangling down from between his knees, as though it had dropped in sheer lassitude from his fingers.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP   Context
You can understand that, living the life which I have described, we were little likely to see anyone of our own age and position.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND   Context
His manner was brisk, and yet his general appearance gave an undue impression of age, for he had a slight forward stoop and a little bend of the knees as he walked.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR   Context
Our visitor was an exceedingly alert man, thirty years of age, dressed in a quiet tweed suit, but retaining the erect bearing of one who was accustomed to official uniform.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER   Context
I was only ten years of age at the time, but I was old enough to feel the shame and horror of it all.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER   Context
The central part was evidently of a great age and shrouded in ivy, but the large windows showed that modern changes had been carried out, and one wing of the house appeared to be entirely new.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE   Context
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