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Her father refused to have anything to do with her because she had married without his consent and perhaps for one or two other reasons as well.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson   Context
If it were not for the late Sir Charles Baskerville and some other kind hearts I might have starved for all that my father cared.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor   Context
The Morrels have been shipowners from father to son; and there was a Morrel who served in the same regiment with me when I was in garrison at Valence.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival   Context
My first visit is due to my father, though I am not the less grateful for the honor you have done me.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival   Context
I was expressing to my father my fears that he had wanted many things in my absence, and to convince me he emptied his purse on the table.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 2. Father and Son   Context
Dantes, perceiving the affectionate eagerness of his father, responded by a look of grateful pleasure; while Mercedes glanced at the clock and made an expressive gesture to Edmond.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast   Context
Should it not be found in the possession of father or son, then it will assuredly be discovered in the cabin belonging to the said Dantes on board the Pharaon.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi   Context
Except the recollection of the line of politics his father had adopted, and which might interfere, unless he acted with the greatest prudence, with his own career, Gerard de Villefort was as happy as a man could be.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 7. The Examination   Context
I have had ten or twelve sailors under me, and if you question them, they will tell you that they love and respect me, not as a father, for I am too young, but as an elder brother.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 7. The Examination   Context
I told you Villefort was ambitious, and to attain this ambition Villefort would sacrifice everything, even his father.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 10. The King's Closet at the Tuileries   Context
Had that letter fallen into the hands of another, you, my dear father, would probably ere this have been shot.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 12. Father and Son   Context
My father has not yet forgotten me, I am sure, but God alone knows if she loves me still; I shall love you as I loved my father.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
Indeed, I expected it, for it is a family inheritance; both my father and grandfather died of it in a third attack.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber   Context
The Spadas remained in doubtful ease, a mystery hung over this dark affair, and the public rumor was, that Caesar, a better politician than his father, had carried off from the pope the fortune of the two cardinals.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
It had been handed down from father to son; for the singular clause of the only will that had been found, had caused it to be regarded as a genuine relic, preserved in the family with superstitious veneration.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
God has sent you to me to console, at one and the same time, the man who could not be a father, and the prisoner who could not get free.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
Dantes redoubled his efforts; he seemed like one of the ancient Titans, who uprooted the mountains to hurl against the father of the gods.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 24. The Secret Cave   Context
Recovering himself, however, he wiped the perspiration from his brows, and stopped not again till he found himself at the door of the house in which his father had lived.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 25. The Unknown   Context
The nasturtiums and other plants, which his father had delighted to train before his window, had all disappeared from the upper part of the house.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 25. The Unknown   Context
Morrel does not know my name; this worthy gentleman has only to announce the confidential clerk of the house of Thomson & French of Rome, with whom your father does business.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son   Context
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