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1  de Villefort's promise; and, besides, death in a boat from the hand of a gendarme seemed too terrible.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If.
2  Make me understand once for all that you are trifling with my happiness, that my life or death are nothing to you.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
3  Here I shall remain till the hour of my deliverance arrives, and that, in all human probability, will be the hour of my death.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
4  No sooner had Villefort left the salon, than he assumed the grave air of a man who holds the balance of life and death in his hands.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
5  Dantes said, "I wish to die," and had chosen the manner of his death, and fearful of changing his mind, he had taken an oath to die.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
6  He questioned me concerning Captain Leclere's death; and, as the latter had told me, gave me a letter to carry on to a person in Paris.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
7  All his sorrows, all his sufferings, with their train of gloomy spectres, fled from his cell when the angel of death seemed about to enter.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
8  Dantes had always entertained the greatest horror of pirates, who are hung up to the yard-arm; he would not die by what seemed an infamous death.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
9  Everything points to the conclusion, sire," said the minister of police, "that death was not the result of suicide, as we first believed, but of assassination.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Corsican Ogre.
10  Faria sat up to receive him, avoiding all gestures in order that he might conceal from the governor the paralysis that had already half stricken him with death.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
11  The dowry of his wife amounted to fifty thousand crowns, and he had, besides, the prospect of seeing her fortune increased to half a million at her father's death.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
12  Dantes hastened to his dungeon, where he found him standing in the middle of the room, pale as death, his forehead streaming with perspiration, and his hands clinched tightly together.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
13  By dint of constantly dwelling on the idea that tranquillity was death, and if punishment were the end in view other tortures than death must be invented, he began to reflect on suicide.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
14  He consigned his unknown persecutors to the most horrible tortures he could imagine, and found them all insufficient, because after torture came death, and after death, if not repose, at least the boon of unconsciousness.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
15  Soon the fury of the waves and the sight of the sharp rocks announced the approach of death, and death then terrified me, and I used all my skill and intelligence as a man and a sailor to struggle against the wrath of God.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
16  But I did so because I was happy, because I had not courted death, because to be cast upon a bed of rocks and seaweed seemed terrible, because I was unwilling that I, a creature made for the service of God, should serve for food to the gulls and ravens.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
17  The man he sacrificed to his ambition, that innocent victim immolated on the altar of his father's faults, appeared to him pale and threatening, leading his affianced bride by the hand, and bringing with him remorse, not such as the ancients figured, furious and terrible, but that slow and consuming agony whose pangs are intensified from hour to hour up to the very moment of death.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Evening of the Betrothal.
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