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1  No, no, be easy on that score; the family is extinct.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
2  The family began to get accustomed to their obscurity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
3  The celebrated breviary remained in the family, and was in the count's possession.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
4  Indeed, I expected it, for it is a family inheritance; both my father and grandfather died of it in a third attack.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
5  I had often seen my noble patron annotating ancient volumes, and eagerly searching amongst dusty family manuscripts.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
6  He had reserved from his annuity his family papers, his library, composed of five thousand volumes, and his famous breviary.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
7  I searched, ransacked, counted, calculated a thousand and a thousand times the income and expenditure of the family for three hundred years.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
8  The same day he told his wife, Emmanuel, and his daughter all that had occurred; and a ray of hope, if not of tranquillity, returned to the family.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
9  After the pope's death and his son's exile, it was supposed that the Spada family would resume the splendid position they had held before the cardinal's time; but this was not the case.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
10  But on the following day the family from whom all these particulars had been asked received a handsome present, consisting of an entirely new fishing-boat, with two seines and a tender.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 25. The Unknown.
11  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.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
12  I was then almost assured that the inheritance had neither profited the Borgias nor the family, but had remained unpossessed like the treasures of the Arabian Nights, which slept in the bosom of the earth under the eyes of the genie.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
13  There were two palaces and a vineyard behind the Palatine Hill; but in these days landed property had not much value, and the two palaces and the vineyard remained to the family since they were beneath the rapacity of the pope and his son.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
14  Madame Morrel sat down by her husband and took one of his hands in hers, Julie still lay with her head on his shoulder, Emmanuel stood in the centre of the chamber and seemed to form the link between Morrel's family and the sailors at the door.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son.
15  Yet I had read, I had even written a precise history of the Borgia family, for the sole purpose of assuring myself whether any increase of fortune had occurred to them on the death of the Cardinal Caesar Spada; but could only trace the acquisition of the property of the Cardinal Rospigliosi, his companion in misfortune.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
16  He was about to marry a young and charming woman, whom he loved, not passionately, but reasonably, as became a deputy attorney of the king; and besides her personal attractions, which were very great, Mademoiselle de Saint-Meran's family possessed considerable political influence, which they would, of course, exert in his favor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
17  Yes, he has a wife, who through everything has behaved like an angel; he has a daughter, who was about to marry the man she loved, but whose family now will not allow him to wed the daughter of a ruined man; he has, besides, a son, a lieutenant in the army; and, as you may suppose, all this, instead of lessening, only augments his sorrows.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
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