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The light is a signal to him that food is ready for him, and his light out yonder is to show the spot to which to bring it.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr.   Context
Morrel bringing a doctor, and the doctor said it was inflammation of the bowels, and ordered him a limited diet.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 27. The Story   Context
From that time he received all who came; he had an excuse for not eating any more; the doctor had put him on a diet.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 27. The Story   Context
It may be supposed that Dantes did not now think of his dinner, but he insisted that his comrades, who had not his reasons for fasting, should have their meal.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo   Context
As for us, we were three days without anything to eat or drink, so that we began to think of drawing lots who should feed the rest, when we saw La Gironde; we made signals of distress, she perceived us, made for us, and took us all on board.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son   Context
I must live henceforth without rank and fortune, and to begin this hard apprenticeship I must borrow from a friend the loaf I shall eat until I have earned one.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 91. Mother and Son   Context
He had picked up every crumb that had been left from his former meals, and was beginning to eat the matting which covered the floor of his cell.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 116. The Pardon   Context
This gloomy fortress, which has for more than three hundred years furnished food for so many wild legends, seemed to Dantes like a scaffold to a malefactor.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If   Context
The day passed thus; he scarcely tasted food, but walked round and round the cell like a wild beast in its cage.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If   Context
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.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
He could hang himself with his handkerchief to the window bars, or refuse food and die of starvation.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
Fortunately, he fancied that Dantes was delirious; and placing the food on the rickety table, he withdrew.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
He rapidly devoured his food, and after waiting an hour, lest the jailer should change his mind and return, he removed his bed, took the handle of the saucepan, inserted the point between the hewn stone and rough stones of the wall, and employed it as a lever.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
If you do not want me at Leghorn, you can leave me there, and I will pay you out of the first wages I get, for my food and the clothes you lend me.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen   Context
As for the count, he just touched the dishes; he seemed to fulfil the duties of a host by sitting down with his guests, and awaited their departure to be served with some strange or more delicate food.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 35. La Mazzolata   Context
But the mysteries of nature are incomprehensible, and there are certain invitations contained in even the coarsest food which appeal very irresistibly to a fasting stomach.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 115. Luigi Vampa's Bill of Fare   Context
Then he entreated Peppino, as he would a guardian angel, to give him food; he offered him 1,000 francs for a mouthful of bread.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 116. The Pardon   Context
Supposing that after having eaten the leather they eat the soles, I cannot see much that is left unless they eat one another.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 51 OFFICER   Context
And as we are prevented from going down there, we are forced to refuse food and drink to the travelers who come to the house; so that our hostelry is daily going to ruin.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS   Context
The Elder to whose care the two waifs had been committed, led them to his waggon, where a meal was already awaiting them.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN   Context
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