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1  jewels, diamonds, gems; that I alone.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
2  ssed of ingots, gold, money, jewels, diamonds, gems; that I alone.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
3  "And as much, at least, in pearls, diamonds, and jewels," said Eugenie.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 97. The Departure for Belgium.
4  You will have to find the Abbe Busoni; and abbes who give diamonds worth two thousand louis are rare.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
5  The crowd moved to and fro in the rooms like an ebb and flow of turquoises, rubies, emeralds, opals, and diamonds.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 96. The Contract.
6  Too many diamonds, too much gold and splendor, are now reflected by the mirror in which Monte Cristo seeks to behold Dantes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
7  And he measured ten double handfuls of pearls, diamonds, and other gems, many of which, mounted by the most famous workmen, were valuable beyond their intrinsic worth.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
8  Arrived at Leghorn, he repaired to the house of a Jew, a dealer in precious stones, to whom he disposed of four of his smallest diamonds for five thousand francs each.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 25. The Unknown.
9  In a few moments the young girl had attracted the attention of the whole house, and even the occupants of the boxes leaned forward to scrutinize her magnificent diamonds.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 53. Robert le Diable.
10  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.
11  After having stood a few minutes in the cavern, the atmosphere of which was rather warm than damp, Dantes' eye, habituated as it was to darkness, could pierce even to the remotest angles of the cavern, which was of granite that sparkled like diamonds.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
12  Her cap was embroidered with pearls, the pins in her hair were of gold and diamonds, her girdle was of Turkey silk, with large embroidered flowers, her bodice and skirt were of cashmere, her apron of Indian muslin, and the buttons of her corset were of jewels.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
13  Each word that fell from his companion's lips seemed fraught with the mysteries of science, as worthy of digging out as the gold and diamonds in the mines of Guzerat and Golconda, which he could just recollect having visited during a voyage made in his earliest youth.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
14  Believe me, and take comfort, this is better for me than tons of gold and cases of diamonds, even were they not as problematical as the clouds we see in the morning floating over the sea, which we take for terra firma, and which evaporate and vanish as we draw near to them.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
15  In the first, blazed piles of golden coin; in the second, were ranged bars of unpolished gold, which possessed nothing attractive save their value; in the third, Edmond grasped handfuls of diamonds, pearls, and rubies, which, as they fell on one another, sounded like hail against glass.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
16  Certainly, in the eyes of an artist, the exact and strict costume of Teresa had a very different character from that of Carmela and her companions; and Teresa was frivolous and coquettish, and thus the embroidery and muslins, the cashmere waist-girdles, all dazzled her, and the reflection of sapphires and diamonds almost turned her giddy brain.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
17  But as soon as it was finished, the buzz was redoubled through all the drawing-rooms; the brilliant sums, the rolling millions which were to be at the command of the two young people, and which crowned the display of the wedding presents and the young lady's diamonds, which had been made in a room entirely appropriated for that purpose, had exercised to the full their delusions over the envious assembly.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 96. The Contract.
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