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1  With this, Luigi purchased books and pencils.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
2  He entreated to be allowed to walk about, to have fresh air, books, and writing materials.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
3  He borrowed this from "Don Quixote," the only book he had ever read, but which he still slightly remembered.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 115. Luigi Vampa's Bill of Fare.
4  Then taking up his account book, he cancelled with the greatest care all the entries of the amounts he had just paid away.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds.
5  It is written in the good book," said Monte Cristo, "that the sins of the fathers shall fall upon their children to the third and fourth generation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 89. A Nocturnal Interview.
6  Scarcely was the count alone, when he drew from his pocket a book closed with a lock, and opened it with a key which he wore round his neck, and which never left him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 42. Monsieur Bertuccio.
7  It was an illuminated book, with beautiful Gothic characters, and so weighty with gold, that a servant always carried it before the cardinal on days of great solemnity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
8  Well, at twenty-nine I saw Valentine; for two years I have loved her, for two years I have seen written in her heart, as in a book, all the virtues of a daughter and wife.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 105. The Cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise.
9  Debray, who was slightly disturbed at this visit, recovered himself when he saw the calmness of the baroness, and took up a book marked by a mother-of-pearl knife inlaid with gold.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
10  He shut himself in his room, and tried to read, but his eye glanced over the page without understanding a word, and he threw away the book, and for the second time sat down to sketch his plan, the ladders and the fence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
11  He preferred to use the sitting-room upstairs, which was more library than parlor, and was furnished with theological books and parchments, in which he delighted to bury himself for months at a time, according to his valet de chambre.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 69. The Inquiry.
12  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.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.
13  I had nearly five thousand volumes in my library at Rome; but after reading them over many times, I found out that with one hundred and fifty well-chosen books a man possesses, if not a complete summary of all human knowledge, at least all that a man need really know.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
14  The count told every one that this adventure had happened during his absence at Auteuil, and that he only knew what was related by the Abbe Busoni, who that evening, by mere chance, had requested to pass the night in his house, to examine some valuable books in his library.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 84. Beauchamp.
15  Then he saw beneath a thick clump of linden-trees, which were nearly divested of foliage, Madame de Villefort sitting with a book in her hand, the perusal of which she frequently interrupted to smile upon her son, or to throw back his elastic ball, which he obstinately threw from the drawing-room into the garden.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 108. The Judge.
16  Lucien having left, Danglars took his place on the sofa, closed the open book, and placing himself in a dreadfully dictatorial attitude, he began playing with the dog; but the animal, not liking him as well as Debray, and attempting to bite him, Danglars seized him by the skin of his neck and threw him upon a couch on the other side of the room.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
17  When the count thought Franz had gazed sufficiently on this picturesque tableau, he raised his finger to his lips, to warn him to be silent, and, ascending the three steps which led to the corridor of the columbarium, entered the chamber by the middle arcade, and advanced towards Vampa, who was so intent on the book before him that he did not hear the noise of his footsteps.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.