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1  I have hung up my sword, and cast myself into politics.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
2  The man with the torch complied, although not asked in the most polite terms.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If.
3  I confess I had my fears, in the state in which politics then were, and I held my tongue.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
4  I am not going there to be imprisoned," said Dantes; "it is only used for political prisoners.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If.
5  He bowed politely to the baroness, familiarly to Danglars, and affectionately to Monte Cristo.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 76. Progress of Cavalcanti the Younger.
6  Politics has made you laugh at everything, and political men have made you disbelieve everything.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
7  All I ask is, that Villefort will be firm and inflexible for the future in his political principles.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
8  "It is reported your political opinions are extreme," said Villefort, who had never heard anything of the kind, but was not sorry to make this inquiry, as if it were an accusation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
9  You are aware, monsieur, that a man may be estimable and trustworthy in private life, and the best seaman in the merchant service, and yet be, politically speaking, a great criminal.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
10  The magistrates freely discussed their political views; the military part of the company talked unreservedly of Moscow and Leipsic, while the women commented on the divorce of Josephine.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
11  Your position as secretary to the minister renders your authority great on the subject of political news; you never open your mouth but the stockbrokers immediately stenograph your words.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks.
12  "This will be," added Noirtier, with a smile, "one means by which you may a second time save me, if the political balance should some day take another turn, and cast you aloft while hurling me down."
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 12. Father and Son.
13  Morrel reddened, for his own conscience was not quite clear on politics; besides, what Dantes had told him of his interview with the grand-marshal, and what the emperor had said to him, embarrassed him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
14  It was not over the downfall of the man, but over the defeat of the Napoleonic idea, that they rejoiced, and in this they foresaw for themselves the bright and cheering prospect of a revivified political existence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
15  Except the recollection of the line of politics his father had adopted, and which might interfere, unless he acted with the greatest prudence, with his own career, Gerard de Villefort was as happy as a man could be.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
16  Debray was petrified, not only to hear Danglars speak so calmly and politely, but because it was apparent that beneath outward politeness there really lurked a determined spirit of opposition to anything his wife might wish to do.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
17  He was about to marry a young and charming woman, whom he loved, not passionately, but reasonably, as became a deputy attorney of the king; and besides her personal attractions, which were very great, Mademoiselle de Saint-Meran's family possessed considerable political influence, which they would, of course, exert in his favor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
18  Those who took me from my father, and who always intended, sooner or later, to sell me again to my original proprietor, as they have now done, calculated that, in order to make the most of their bargain, it would be politic to leave me in possession of all my personal and hereditary worth, and even to increase the value, if possible.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti.
19  Danglars had, however, protested against showing himself in a ministerial box, declaring that his political principles, and his parliamentary position as member of the opposition party would not permit him so to commit himself; the baroness had, therefore, despatched a note to Lucien Debray, bidding him call for them, it being wholly impossible for her to go alone with Eugenie to the opera.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 53. Robert le Diable.
20  Then, instead of plunging into the mass of documents piled before him, he opened the drawer of his desk, touched a spring, and drew out a parcel of cherished memoranda, amongst which he had carefully arranged, in characters only known to himself, the names of all those who, either in his political career, in money matters, at the bar, or in his mysterious love affairs, had become his enemies.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran.