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1  The audience felt that a startling revelation was to follow this ominous prelude.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
2  The scene of the previous night now came back to his mind with startling clearness.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
3  Just then the lamp again flickered; the noise startled Madame de Villefort, who shuddered and dropped the curtain.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 102. Valentine.
4  Then he added some words in a low tone, for the exclamation which surprise had drawn from the count, faint as it had been, had startled the man who remained in the pose of the old knife-grinder.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 82. The Burglary.
5  My lords," answered he, "it is not by time I could repel the attack made on me by enemies unknown to me, and, doubtless, hidden in obscurity; it is immediately, and by a thunderbolt, that I must repel the flash of lightning which, for a moment, startled me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
6  "You may imagine there was something startling and ominous," said Haidee, shaking her head and turning pale at the mere remembrance of the scene, "in this long file of slaves and women only half-aroused from sleep, or at least so they appeared to me, who was myself scarcely awake."
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
7  In short, his whole appearance produced on the mind the impression of a corpse with living eyes, and nothing could be more startling than to observe the expression of anger or joy suddenly lighting up these organs, while the rest of the rigid and marble-like features were utterly deprived of the power of participation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 58. M. Noirtier de Villefort.