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1  He then gave himself up to his happiness.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
2  Only imagine what happiness that would afford me.
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Get Context   In Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe.
3  I owe to this worthy lord all the happiness I ever knew.
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Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
4  This postscript decreased greatly the young girl's happiness.
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Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
5  "Yes; we have never had the happiness of pressing his hand," continued Maximilian.
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Get Context   In Chapter 50. The Morrel Family.
6  I know what happiness and what despair are, and I never make a jest of such feelings.
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Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
7  I hoped for a moment that it might," said Villefort; "but that happiness was denied me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney.
8  Alas, how gladly would I exchange the half of this wealth for the happiness of at least sharing my father's love.
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Get Context   In Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe.
9  Make me understand once for all that you are trifling with my happiness, that my life or death are nothing to you.
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Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
10  No, I want to live; I shall struggle to the very last; I will yet win back the happiness of which I have been deprived.
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Get Context   In Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If.
11  Yet perchance to-morrow deception will so act on me, that I shall, on compulsion, consider such a contemptible possession as the utmost happiness.
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Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
12  Their intense happiness isolated them from all the rest of the world, and they only spoke in broken words, which are the tokens of a joy so extreme that they seem rather the expression of sorrow.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
13  Ah, thus it is that our material origin is revealed," cried Sinbad; "we frequently pass so near to happiness without seeing, without regarding it, or if we do see and regard it, yet without recognizing it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
14  God forgive me," said the young man, "for rejoicing at happiness derived from the misery of others, but, Heaven knows, I did not seek this good fortune; it has happened, and I really cannot pretend to lament it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 2. Father and Son.
15  I have that honor; and my happiness at your escape from the danger that threatened you is redoubled by the consciousness that I have been the unwilling and the unintentional cause of all the peril you have incurred.
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Get Context   In Chapter 47. The Dappled Grays.
16  But as Villefort saw his father but seldom, and then only when absolutely obliged, and as he never took any pains to please or gratify him when he was there, all the old man's happiness was centred in his granddaughter.
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Get Context   In Chapter 58. M. Noirtier de Villefort.
17  The count had felt the influence of this happiness from the moment he entered the house, and he remained silent and pensive, forgetting that he was expected to renew the conversation, which had ceased after the first salutations had been exchanged.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 50. The Morrel Family.
18  Man does not appear to me to be intended to enjoy felicity so unmixed; happiness is like the enchanted palaces we read of in our childhood, where fierce, fiery dragons defend the entrance and approach; and monsters of all shapes and kinds, requiring to be overcome ere victory is ours.
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Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
19  In the morning, I shall rejoice in the prospect of your coming, and in the evening dwell with delight on the happiness I have enjoyed in your presence; then too, when alone, I can call forth mighty pictures of the past, see vast horizons bounded only by the towering mountains of Pindus and Olympus.
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Get Context   In Chapter 49. Haidee.
20  He had frequently called for capital punishment on criminals, and owing to his irresistible eloquence they had been condemned, and yet the slightest shadow of remorse had never clouded Villefort's brow, because they were guilty; at least, he believed so; but here was an innocent man whose happiness he had destroyed: in this case he was not the judge, but the executioner.
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Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Evening of the Betrothal.
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