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1  Dantes pressed the gendarme's hand as though he would crush it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If.
2  Dantes took the hand of the abbe in his, and affectionately pressed it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
3  He wished once again to press the count's hand, but his own was immovable.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
4  Villefort, while turning restlessly on the cushions, felt something press against him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 111. Expiation.
5  Spada at the same moment saw another bottle approach him, which he was pressed to taste.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
6  An instant afterwards the door opened, she felt two arms encircle her, and a mouth pressed her forehead.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
7  The abbe rose from his chair, made two turns round the chamber, and pressed his trembling hand against his parched throat.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
8  Beauchamp, one of the kings of the press, and therefore claiming the right of a throne everywhere, was eying everybody through his monocle.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 109. The Assizes.
9  And slowly, though without any hesitation, only waiting to press the count's hand fervently, he swallowed the mysterious substance offered by Monte Cristo.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
10  When this was pressed to effect the opening of the cupboard, of which the lock was difficult, the person was pricked by this small point, and died next day.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
11  Madame de Villefort gazed upon the face so expressive even in its stillness; then she ventured to raise the coverlet and press her hand upon the young girl's heart.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 102. Valentine.
12  He embraced his weeping wife and daughter, pressed Emmanuel's hand with friendly warmth, and then going to his private room on the second floor had sent for Cocles.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
13  Nay, do not press my hand, Edmond; you are thinking, I am sure, of some kind speech to console me, but do not utter it to me, reserve it for others more worthy of your kindness.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
14  Madame Danglars had started when Villefort, on the count's invitation, offered his arm; and Villefort felt that his glance was uneasy beneath his gold spectacles, when he felt the arm of the baroness press upon his own.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 63. The Dinner.
15  Being a man who knew that the former of these symptoms was one of the inherent penalties of womanhood, he did not then press his inquiries, but waited for a more appropriate opportunity when he should again interrogate her, or receive an avowal proprio motu.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
16  Yet he did not leave a foot of this granite wall, as impenetrable as futurity, without strict scrutiny; he did not see a fissure without introducing the blade of his hunting sword into it, or a projecting point on which he did not lean and press in the hopes it would give way.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 32. The Waking.
17  For I have no friend but yourself upon earth, who am neglected and forgotten by my father, harassed and persecuted by my mother-in-law, and left to the sole companionship of a paralyzed and speechless old man, whose withered hand can no longer press mine, and who can speak to me with the eye alone, although there still lingers in his heart the warmest tenderness for his poor grandchild.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe.
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