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1  They have, perhaps, some motive to serve in hastening the ruin of a rival firm.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 28. The Prison Register.
2  Eight o'clock found Franz up and dressed, while Albert, who had not the same motives for early rising, was still soundly asleep.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
3  Danglars accompanied him to the door, where he again assured Albert that no motive of personal hatred had influenced him against the Count of Morcerf.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 87. The Challenge.
4  There was a doubtful expression in Noirtier's eyes; he was evidently trying to discover the motive of this proceeding, and he could not succeed in doing so.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
5  Morrel had long thought of Danglars, but had kept away from some instinctive motive, and had delayed as long as possible availing himself of this last resource.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
6  Still," persisted Franz, "I suppose you will allow that such men as Vampa and his band are regular villains, who have no other motive than plunder when they seize your person.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 38. The Compact.
7  The eye of Noirtier clearly showed by its expression that he was not deceived by the false assent given by Madame de Villefort's words and manner to the motives which she supposed him to entertain.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 59. The Will.
8  In fact, the minister, who, in the plenitude of his power, had been unable to unearth Napoleon's secret, might in despair at his own downfall interrogate Dantes and so lay bare the motives of Villefort's plot.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Corsican Ogre.
9  Rothschild; but as my motive in travelling to your capital would not have been for the pleasure of dabbling in stocks, I stayed away till some favorable chance should present itself of carrying my wish into execution.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 38. The Compact.
10  He is a philanthropist," answered the other; "and no doubt his motive in visiting Paris is to compete for the Monthyon prize, given, as you are aware, to whoever shall be proved to have most materially advanced the interests of virtue and humanity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 38. The Compact.
11  Smuggling is a profitable trade, when a certain degree of vigor and intelligence is employed; as for myself, brought up in the mountains, I had a double motive for fearing the gendarmes and custom-house officers, as my appearance before the judges would cause an inquiry, and an inquiry always looks back into the past.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.