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Across the courtesy bay the white palaces of fashionable East Egg glittered along the water, and the history of the summer really begins on the evening I drove over there to have dinner with the Tom Buchanans.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby, Chapter 1   Context
If you have heard anything of my unhappy history you will know that I made a rash marriage and had reason to regret it.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor   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
While retracing the past, I forget the present; and traversing at will the path of history I cease to remember that I am myself a prisoner.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 16. A Learned Italian   Context
Then, compelled to quit Rome, he went and got himself obscurely killed in a night skirmish, scarcely noticed in history.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
All these he bequeathed to me, with a thousand Roman crowns, which he had in ready money, on condition that I would have anniversary masses said for the repose of his soul, and that I would draw up a genealogical tree and history of his house.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
The Englishman easily found the entries relative to the Abbe Faria; but it seemed that the history which the inspector had related interested him greatly, for after having perused the first documents he turned over the leaves until he reached the deposition respecting Edmond Dantes.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 28. The Prison Register   Context
The history of the scuttled vessels, which had appeared improbable during the day, seemed very probable at night; placed as he was between two possible sources of danger, he kept his eye on the crew, and his gun in his hand.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
Seated with folded arms in a corner of the carriage, he continued to ponder over the singular history he had so lately listened to, and to ask himself an interminable number of questions touching its various circumstances without, however, arriving at a satisfactory reply to any of them.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 34. The Colosseum   Context
The author of this history, who has resided five or six years in Italy, does not recollect to have ever seen a ceremony interrupted by one of those events so common in other countries.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
I knew you were gloomy, and always brooding over some old history of the vendetta; and I overlooked that in Italy, because in Italy those things are thought nothing of.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 43. The House at Auteuil   Context
I felt some degree of nervousness as I entered upon the history of the diamond, but, to my inexpressible astonishment, he confirmed it in every particular, and to my equal surprise, he seemed to place entire belief in all I said.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood   Context
The history which he related to me of his lost son touched me to the quick; indeed, his griefs, hopes, and fears on that subject might furnish material for a most touching and pathetic poem.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti   Context
Your history is quite a romance, and the world, which delights in romances in yellow covers, strangely mistrusts those which are bound in living parchment, even though they be gilded like yourself.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti   Context
You would hardly have recited your touching history before it would go forth to the world, and be deemed unlikely and unnatural.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti   Context
The young girl then continued, speaking slowly, like a person who is either inventing or suppressing some feature of the history which he is relating.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 77. Haidee   Context
Posterity will find a difficulty in understanding this character, which history explains only by facts and never by reason.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 15 MEN OF THE ROBE AND MEN OF THE SWORD   Context
As we shall probably meet with him again in the course of our history, it may be well for our readers to be made at once acquainted with him.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL   Context
We have hinted that by the side of these views of the leveling and simplifying minister, which belong to history, the chronicler is forced to recognize the lesser motives of the amorous man and jealous rival.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 41 THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE   Context
If you require to know positively what she is capable of, read her past history on her left shoulder.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 48 A FAMILY AFFAIR   Context
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