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1  Then she ventured to open her eyelids, and glance over her extended arm.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 101. Locusta.
2  Insensibly my eyelids grew heavy, deep sleep stole over me, and having no suspicion of anything wrong, I sought not to shake it off.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
3  At these words it was still possible to observe in Monte Cristo the concentrated look, changing color, and slight trembling of the eyelid that show emotion.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
4  The white hair was thrown back from her yellow forehead, and her eyes, already sunken by the furrows of age, now almost disappeared beneath the eyelids swollen with grief.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran.
5  The crisis was terrible, and a rigid form with twisted limbs, swollen eyelids, and lips flecked with bloody foam, lay on the bed of torture, in place of the intellectual being who so lately rested there.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
6  Noirtier's eye began to dilate, and his eyelids trembled with the same movement that may be perceived on the lips of an individual about to speak, and he darted a lightning glance at Madame de Villefort and his son.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 58. M. Noirtier de Villefort.
7  Then collecting all her remaining strength, she forced herself to close her eyes; but this simple operation upon the most delicate organs of our frame, generally so easy to accomplish, became almost impossible at this moment, so much did curiosity struggle to retain the eyelid open and learn the truth.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 101. Locusta.
8  Slumber refused to visit his eyelids and the night was passed in feverish contemplation of the chain of circumstances tending to prove the identity of the mysterious visitant to the Colosseum with the inhabitant of the grotto of Monte Cristo; and the more he thought, the firmer grew his opinion on the subject.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.