At these moments I often endeavoured to put an end to the existence I loathed, and it required unceasing attendance and vigilance to restrain me from committing some dreadful act of violence.
Many times I considered Satan as the fitter emblem of my condition, for often, like him, when I viewed the bliss of my protectors, the bitter gall of envy rose within me.
The injured husband goes through all the emotions of jealousy, until conviction seizes on his mind, and then, in a frenzy of rage and indignation, he awakens his guilty wife to tell her that he knows her guilt and to threaten her with his vengeance.
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 34. The Colosseum Context
As for the accused himself, many remembered him as being so amiable, so handsome, and so liberal, that they chose to think him the victim of some conspiracy, since in this world large fortunes frequently excite the malevolence and jealousy of some unknown enemy.
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 109. The Assizes Context
For the last ten months my ministers have redoubled their vigilance, in order to watch the shore of the Mediterranean.
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 10. The King's Closet at the Tuileries Context
Danglars shuddered at this unexpected attack, and turned to Caderousse, whose countenance he scrutinized, to try and detect whether the blow was premeditated; but he read nothing but envy in a countenance already rendered brutal and stupid by drunkenness.
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 3. The Catalans Context
The commission might well be called delicate; and the king had reached, in his jealousy of Buckingham, the point of not being jealous of anyone else.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL Context
Bonacieux; that the young woman had made an appointment with him before the pavilion, and not in the pavilion; that she might have been detained in Paris by her duties, or perhaps by the jealousy of her husband.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 24 THE PAVILION Context
Jealousy gnawed his heart; and he suffered almost as much as poor Kitty, who at that very moment was crying in the next chamber.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 35 A GASCON A MATCH FOR CUPID Context
Buckingham might have guessed that it was she who had cut off the two studs, and avenge himself for that little treachery; but Buckingham was incapable of going to any excess against a woman, particularly if that woman was supposed to have acted from a feeling of jealousy.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 50 CHAT BETWEEN BROTHER AND SISTER Context
Monsieur Athos, do me, then, the honor to accompany me; you and your two friends, and then I shall have an escort to excite envy in his Majesty, if we should meet him.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 43 THE SIGN OF THE RED DOVECOT Context
He hurried before a justice of the peace, accompanied by Stangerson, who had become his private secretary, and represented to him that they were in danger of their lives from the jealousy and hatred of an old rival.
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS Context
Fournaye, who is of Creole origin, is of an extremely excitable nature, and has suffered in the past from attacks of jealousy which have amounted to frenzy.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN Context
I used to envy the white boy who had no obstacles placed in the way of his becoming a Congressman, Governor, Bishop, or President by reason of the accident of his birth or race.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter II. Context
He stood between them, looking on the prostrate girl with a mixture of compassion for her, and of jealousy of her holding any companionship with her whom he loved so well, which I have always remembered distinctly.
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 22. SOME OLD SCENES, AND SOME NEW PEOPLE Context
It was a trying thing to find people here, waiting for us; and my jealousy, even of the ladies, knew no bounds.
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL Context
No doubt my jealousy made an admirer of every one who went near her; but there were more than enough of them without that.
Great Expectations, Chapter XXXVIII Context
They both led tramping lives, and this woman in Gerrard Street here had been married very young, over the broomstick (as we say), to a tramping man, and was a perfect fury in point of jealousy.
Great Expectations, Chapter XLVIII Context
But Wemmick was equally untiring and gentle in his vigilance, and the Aged read on, quite unconscious of his many rescues.
Great Expectations, Chapter XXXVII Context
She was vexed to see that, in spite of so many years of vigilance, she had blundered twice within five minutes.
House of Mirth, BOOK 1: Chapter 2 Context