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In the neighbourhood there lived a very famous Dervish who was esteemed the best philosopher in all Turkey, and they went to consult him.
Voltaire
Candide, XXX   Context
Every one knows the history of the famous return from Elba, a return which was unprecedented in the past, and will probably remain without a counterpart in the future.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 13. The Hundred Days   Context
Caesar thought they could make use of one of the means which he always had ready for his friends, that is to say, in the first place, the famous key which was given to certain persons with the request that they go and open a designated cupboard.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
He had reserved from his annuity his family papers, his library, composed of five thousand volumes, and his famous breviary.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
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.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 24. The Secret Cave   Context
Then, with his knife, he began to carve all sorts of objects in wood; it was thus that Pinelli, the famous sculptor, had commenced.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
Albert, then, had fallen into the hands of the famous bandit chief, in whose existence he had for so long a time refused to believe.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian   Context
We discoursed a long time, madame, on different subjects; of Perugino, of Raffaelle, of manners, customs, of the famous aquatofana, of which they had told you, I think you said, that certain individuals in Perugia had preserved the secret.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 52. Toxicology   Context
He has already dug up all the garden two or three times to find the famous spring, and, being unsuccessful, he will soon purchase all the contiguous houses.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 69. The Inquiry   Context
She is a remarkable woman, and I only regret that there does not exist another like her, about twenty years younger; in that case, I assure you, there would very soon be a Countess and Viscountess of Morcerf.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks   Context
On leaving the paternal chamber, the young man found his mother, who was waiting for him with the famous recipe of which the counsels we have just repeated would necessitate frequent employment.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 1 THE THREE PRESENTS OF D'ARTAGNAN THE ELDER   Context
He believed himself transported into that famous country of giants into which Gulliver afterward went and was so frightened; and yet he had not gained the goal, for there were still the landing place and the antechamber.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE   Context
Without doubt the chancellor Seguier looked about at that moment for the rope of the famous bell; but not finding it he summoned his resolution, and stretched forth his hands toward the place where the queen had acknowledged the paper was to be found.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL   Context
Athos was at home, emptying sadly a bottle of the famous Spanish wine he had brought back with him from his journey into Picardy.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 30 D'ARTAGNAN AND THE ENGLISHMAN   Context
And having put three or four double pistoles into his pocket to answer the needs of the moment, he placed the others in the ebony box, inlaid with mother of pearl, in which was the famous handkerchief which served him as a talisman.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 34 IN WHICH THE EQUIPMENT OF ARAMIS AND PORTHOS IS TREATED OF   Context
Yet his zeal for certain studies was remarkable, and within eccentric limits his knowledge was so extraordinarily ample and minute that his observations have fairly astounded me.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION   Context
This murder would have been infinitely more difficult to unravel had the body of the victim been simply found lying in the roadway without any of those outré and sensational accompaniments which have rendered it remarkable.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS   Context
With these words, Jefferson Hope leaned back in his chair and began the following remarkable statement.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W   Context
In this way my second link was formed, which told me that the nocturnal visitors were two in number, one remarkable for his height (as I calculated from the length of his stride), and the other fashionably dressed, to judge from the small and elegant impression left by his boots.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION   Context
Mary and Arthur were much interested and wished to see the famous coronet, but I thought it better not to disturb it.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET   Context
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