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1  Four marble steps led down to the water's edge, and below them was a boat floating on the tide.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
2  Confused sights and sounds seemed to float before me, and gradually I fell into a deep, heavy slumber.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
3  Dantes from his rocky perch saw the shattered vessel, and among the fragments the floating forms of the hapless sailors.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
4  The night-light continued to burn on the chimney-piece, exhausting the last drops of oil which floated on the surface of the water.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 102. Valentine.
5  Ali, smiling, repeated the sound, grasped the reins with a firm hand, and spurred his horses, whose beautiful manes floated in the breeze.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 85. The Journey.
6  The red cap of one of the sailors hung to a point of the rock and some timbers that had formed part of the vessel's keel, floated at the foot of the crag.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
7  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.
8  At this spot, so pregnant with fond and filial remembrances, his heart beat almost to bursting, his knees tottered under him, a mist floated over his sight, and had he not clung for support to one of the trees, he would inevitably have fallen to the ground and been crushed beneath the many vehicles continually passing there.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 25. The Unknown.
9  But the skilful manner in which Dantes had handled the lugger had entirely reassured him; and then, when he saw the light plume of smoke floating above the bastion of the Chateau d'If, and heard the distant report, he was instantly struck with the idea that he had on board his vessel one whose coming and going, like that of kings, was accompanied with salutes of artillery.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.
10  Around this opening, which had, possibly, for ages permitted a free entrance to the brilliant moonbeams that now illumined the vast pile, grew a quantity of creeping plants, whose delicate green branches stood out in bold relief against the clear azure of the firmament, while large masses of thick, strong fibrous shoots forced their way through the chasm, and hung floating to and fro, like so many waving strings.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.