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I could extend my occupation as a fisherman, might get a place as clerk in a warehouse, and become in time a dealer myself.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 3. The Catalans   Context
Danglars; for when we have suffered a long time, we have great difficulty in believing in good fortune.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 3. The Catalans   Context
During this time, Dantes, at the opposite side of the table, had been occupied in similarly placing his most honored guests.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast   Context
The bride blushed, while Fernand, restless and uneasy, seemed to start at every fresh sound, and from time to time wiped away the large drops of perspiration that gathered on his brow.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast   Context
Around the table reigned that noisy hilarity which usually prevails at such a time among people sufficiently free from the demands of social position not to feel the trammels of etiquette.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast   Context
Villefort fell back on his chair, passed his hand over his brow, moist with perspiration, and, for the third time, read the letter.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 7. The Examination   Context
During this time the empire made its last conscription, and every man in France capable of bearing arms rushed to obey the summons of the emperor.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 13. The Hundred Days   Context
Hunger made viands once repugnant, now acceptable; he held the plate in his hand for an hour at a time, and gazed thoughtfully at the morsel of bad meat, of tainted fish, of black and mouldy bread.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
Edmond rose again, but this time his legs did not tremble, and his sight was clear; he went to a corner of his dungeon, detached a stone, and with it knocked against the wall where the sound came.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
At length one evening, as the jailer was visiting him for the last time that night, Dantes, with his ear for the hundredth time at the wall, fancied he heard an almost imperceptible movement among the stones.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
Then, wishing to make the best use of his time while he had the means of labor, he continued to work without ceasing.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
This time you will lay your plans more accurately; we shall get out into the gallery you have described; kill the sentinel who guards it, and make our escape.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 16. A Learned Italian   Context
I had quarelled with him some time previously, and had even challenged him to fight me; but he refused.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber   Context
We shall save you another time, as we have done this, only with a better chance of success, because we shall be able to command every requisite assistance.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber   Context
During this time, Edmond, seated on his bed with his head in his hands, tried to collect his scattered thoughts.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
God has sent you to me to console, at one and the same time, the man who could not be a father, and the prisoner who could not get free.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
His features were writhing with those horrible symptoms which he already knew, and which had so seriously alarmed him when he saw them for the first time.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 19. The Third Attack   Context
At length providence has done something for you; he restores to you more than he takes away, and it was time I should die.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 19. The Third Attack   Context
Then he thought it was time to make the last trial, and he put the phial to the purple lips of Faria, and without having occasion to force open his jaws, which had remained extended, he poured the whole of the liquid down his throat.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 19. The Third Attack   Context
He therefore returned by the subterraneous gallery, and arrived in time to hear the exclamations of the turnkey, who called out for help.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 19. The Third Attack   Context
This time the jailer might not be as silent as usual, but speak to Dantes, and seeing that he received no reply, go to the bed, and thus discover all.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If   Context
Edmond felt that the moment had arrived, summoned up all his courage, held his breath, and would have been happy if at the same time he could have repressed the throbbing of his veins.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If   Context
He listened for any sound that might be audible, and every time that he rose to the top of a wave he scanned the horizon, and strove to penetrate the darkness.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen   Context
Suddenly the sky seemed to him to become still darker and more dense, and heavy clouds seemed to sweep down towards him; at the same time he felt a sharp pain in his knee.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen   Context
The tempest was let loose and beating the atmosphere with its mighty wings; from time to time a flash of lightning stretched across the heavens like a fiery serpent, lighting up the clouds that rolled on in vast chaotic waves.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen   Context
Attracted by his prepossessing appearance, he renewed his offers of an engagement to Dantes; but Dantes, who had his own projects, would not agree for a longer time than three months.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 22. The Smugglers   Context
The Young Amelia had a very active crew, very obedient to their captain, who lost as little time as possible.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 22. The Smugglers   Context
This time it was a great matter that was under discussion, connected with a vessel laden with Turkey carpets, stuffs of the Levant, and cashmeres.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 22. The Smugglers   Context
Edmond gazed very earnestly at the mass of rocks which gave out all the variety of twilight colors, from the brightest pink to the deepest blue; and from time to time his cheeks flushed, his brow darkened, and a mist passed over his eyes.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo   Context
Time, which encrusts all physical substances with its mossy mantle, as it invests all things of the mind with forgetfulness, seemed to have respected these signs, which apparently had been made with some degree of regularity, and probably with a definite purpose.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo   Context
The patron was so strict that this was the first time they had ever seen him give up an enterprise, or even delay in its execution.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo   Context
The smugglers left with Edmond what he had requested and set sail, but not without turning about several times, and each time making signs of a cordial farewell, to which Edmond replied with his hand only, as if he could not move the rest of his body.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo   Context
This time he fell on his knees, and, clasping his hands convulsively, uttered a prayer intelligible to God alone.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 24. The Secret Cave   Context
Dantes employed it in manoeuvring his yacht round the island, studying it as a skilful horseman would the animal he destined for some important service, till at the end of that time he was perfectly conversant with its good and bad qualities.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 25. The Unknown   Context
Leaning against the tree, he gazed thoughtfully for a time at the upper stories of the shabby little house.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 25. The Unknown   Context
As Edmond passed the door on the fourth floor, he paused to inquire whether Caderousse the tailor still dwelt there; but he received, for reply, that the person in question had got into difficulties, and at the present time kept a small inn on the route from Bellegarde to Beaucaire.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 25. The Unknown   Context
It is so hot at Marseilles, that really I believe that the respectable inhabitants will in time go without any clothing whatever.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn   Context
From that time he received all who came; he had an excuse for not eating any more; the doctor had put him on a diet.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 27. The Story   Context
Morrel, and I shall say that he is a man honorable to the last degree, and who has up to this time fulfilled every engagement with scrupulous punctuality.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 28. The Prison Register   Context
Morrel had, in reality, no hope but the return of the Pharaon, of whose departure he had learnt from a vessel which had weighed anchor at the same time, and which had already arrived in harbor.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son   Context
Morrel seemed as calm as ever, went into his office as usual, came to his breakfast punctually, and then, after dinner, he placed his daughter beside him, took her head in his arms, and held her for a long time against his bosom.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
This was the first time Morrel had ever so spoken, but he said it in a tone of paternal kindness, and Julie did not dare to disobey.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
They accepted his offer; but wishing to make the best use of the time that was left, Albert started for Naples.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
As Franz had sufficient time, and his apartments at Rome were not yet available, he accepted the proposition.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
The host gave Franz time to recover from his surprise, and, moreover, returned look for look, not even taking his eyes off him.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
There for some time he enjoyed the fresh breeze which played on his brow, and listened to the dash of the waves on the beach, that left against the rocks a lace of foam as white as silver.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 32. The Waking   Context
Signor Pastrini remained silent a short time; it was evident that he was musing over this answer, which did not seem very clear.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
The two children grew up together, passing all their time with each other, and giving themselves up to the wild ideas of their different characters.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
About this time, a band of brigands that had established itself in the Lepini mountains began to be much spoken of.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
After some time Cucumetto became the object of universal attention; the most extraordinary traits of ferocious daring and brutality were related of him.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
Time passed on, and the two young people had agreed to be married when Vampa should be twenty and Teresa nineteen years of age.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
Twice or thrice during the dance the young girl had glanced at Luigi, and each time she saw that he was pale and that his features were agitated, once even the blade of his knife, half drawn from its sheath, had dazzled her eyes with its sinister glare.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
From that time he had watched them, and profiting by the moment when her lover had left her alone, had carried her off, and believed he at length had her in his power, when the ball, directed by the unerring skill of the young herdsman, had pierced his heart.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
Franz now listened to it for the third time; yet its notes, so tenderly expressive and fearfully grand as the wretched husband and wife give vent to their different griefs and passions, thrilled through the soul of Franz with an effect equal to his first emotions upon hearing it.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 34. The Colosseum   Context
I should have thought the continual failures you have met with in all your own love affairs might have taught you better by this time.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 34. The Colosseum   Context
One thing I was sorry for; when I bade him have the horns of the oxen gilded, he told me there would not be time, as it would require three days to do that; so you see we must do without this little superfluity.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 34. The Colosseum   Context
Time was getting on, however, and Franz deemed it advisable to awaken Albert; but at the moment he prepared to proceed to his chamber, his friend entered the room in perfect costume for the day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 34. The Colosseum   Context
You are thus deprived of seeing a man guillotined; but the mazzuola still remains, which is a very curious punishment when seen for the first time, and even the second, while the other, as you must know, is very simple.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 35. La Mazzolata   Context
During this time the executioner had raised his mace, and signed to them to get out of the way; the criminal strove to rise, but, ere he had time, the mace fell on his left temple.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 35. La Mazzolata   Context
On Tuesday, all those who through want of money, time, or enthusiasm, have not been to see the Carnival before, mingle in the gayety, and contribute to the noise and excitement.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
He watched them pass through the crowd for some time, but at length he lost sight of them in the Via Macello.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
Albert, then, had fallen into the hands of the famous bandit chief, in whose existence he had for so long a time refused to believe.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian   Context
He was, therefore, about to return to the Palazzo Bracciano without loss of time, when suddenly a luminous idea crossed his mind.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian   Context
At the same time, four of the band, who were concealed on the banks of the Almo, surrounded the carriage.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian   Context
From time to time, by the light of the moon, which began to rise, Franz imagined that he saw something like a sentinel appear at various points among the ruins, and suddenly retreat into the darkness on a signal from Peppino.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian   Context
A short time before they reached the Baths of Caracalla the carriage stopped, Peppino opened the door, and the count and Franz alighted.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian   Context
In consequence I embarked for Oran, and went from thence to Constantine, where I arrived just in time to witness the raising of the siege.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 40. The Breakfast   Context
At this name the count, who had hitherto saluted every one with courtesy, but at the same time with coldness and formality, stepped a pace forward, and a slight tinge of red colored his pale cheeks.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 40. The Breakfast   Context
But, at the same time, the intonation was so soft that, however strange the speech might seem, it was impossible to be offended at it.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 40. The Breakfast   Context
The French way of living is utterly unknown to me, and up to the present time I have followed the Eastern customs, which are entirely in contrast to the Parisian.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 40. The Breakfast   Context
The notary left the room backwards, and bowing down to the ground; it was the first time he had ever met a similar client.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 42. Monsieur Bertuccio   Context
All these old soldiers commit excesses which were tolerated in the time of the emperor, but which are not suffered now, for the people here do not like soldiers of such disorderly conduct.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
From this moment I declare the vendetta against you, so protect yourself as well as you can, for the next time we meet your last hour has come.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
This time I did not content myself with looking, but I took my knife out of my pocket, felt that the point was sharp, and sprang over the wall.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
I was compelled, at this period, to leave Corsica on an important expedition; I reflected for a long time, and with the hope of averting some impending misfortune, I resolved that Benedetto should accompany me.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
As for her husband, he was a strapping fellow of forty, or five and forty, who had more than once, in time of danger, given ample proof of his presence of mind and courage.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
He then began pacing the room with a pensive and gloomy air, glancing from time to time at the jeweller, who stood reeking with the steam from his wet clothes, and merely changing his place on the warm hearth, to enable the whole of his garments to be dried.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood   Context
La Carconte continued to gaze on him for some time, then shrugging her shoulders, she took her seat immediately opposite to him.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood   Context
Apprised in time of the visit paid him, Monte Cristo had, from behind the blinds of his pavilion, as minutely observed the baron, by means of an excellent lorgnette, as Danglars himself had scrutinized the house, garden, and servants.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit   Context
I wish you to write from time to time to the captains in charge of the two vessels so as to keep them on the alert.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit   Context
The period appointed by the testator for the disposal of these riches occurred only a short time ago, and they have only been employed by me within the last few years.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit   Context
It was a long time since the magistrate had heard a paradox so strong, or rather, to say the truth more exactly, it was the first time he had ever heard of it.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 48. Ideology   Context
The young girl herself generally passed her time in the chamber at the farther end of her apartments.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 49. Haidee   Context
Franz is not expected to return home for a year to come, I am told; in that time many favorable and unforeseen chances may befriend us.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe   Context
We discoursed a long time, madame, on different subjects; of Perugino, of Raffaelle, of manners, customs, of the famous aquatofana, of which they had told you, I think you said, that certain individuals in Perugia had preserved the secret.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 52. Toxicology   Context
Instead of having watered his cabbage with arsenic, he had watered it this time with a solution of salts, having their basis in strychnine, strychnos colubrina, as the learned term it.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 52. Toxicology   Context
This time we were the vultures; so we opened the bird, and this time all special symptoms had disappeared, there were only general symptoms.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 52. Toxicology   Context
And this time the tone and manner in which the command was given, betokened such growing hostility that the two young men perceived, for the first time, that the mandate was addressed to them.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 53. Robert le Diable   Context
Danglars his intention of only staying a year in Paris, during which time he proposed to spend six millions.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 53. Robert le Diable   Context
This good Major Cavalcanti is come to take a second view of Paris, which he only saw in passing through in the time of the Empire, when he was on his way to Moscow.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks   Context
Therefore, scarcely had the stranger time to pronounce his name before the count was apprised of his arrival.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 55. Major Cavalcanti   Context
The delay had been occasioned by a visit from Madame Danglars and Eugenie, which had been prolonged beyond the time at which Valentine was expected.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch   Context
Noirtier saw him seat himself with an appearance of perfect indifference, at the same time giving a side look at Valentine, which made her understand that she also was to remain in the room.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 59. The Will   Context
Noirtier, and let him tell you if ever once, during that time, he has entertained a thought which he was unable to make me understand.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 59. The Will   Context
Bertuccio was awaiting this arrival with impatience, mingled with uneasiness; he hoped for some compliments, while, at the same time, he feared to have frowns.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 62. Ghosts   Context
Madame Danglars looked at her husband with an expression which, at any other time, would have indicated a storm, but for the second time she controlled herself.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 62. Ghosts   Context
After a short time, the count saw Bertuccio, who, until then, had been occupied on the other side of the house, glide into an adjoining room.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 62. Ghosts   Context
To this Cavalcanti replied by saying that for some time past his son had lived independently of him, that he had his own horses and carriages, and that not having come together, it would not be difficult for them to leave separately.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 64. The Beggar   Context
Some time after our rupture, you wished to study music, under the celebrated baritone who made such a successful appearance at the Theatre Italien; at the same time I felt inclined to learn dancing of the danseuse who acquired such a reputation in London.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene   Context
The first time I saw him he appeared to me like an old lieutenant who had grown mouldy under his epaulets.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 66. Matrimonial Projects   Context
Scarcely had I covered it with earth, when the arm of the Corsican was stretched towards me; I saw a shadow rise, and, at the same time, a flash of light.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney   Context
I turned around, I looked at the trees, I tried to recall the details which had struck me at the time.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney   Context
At the appointed hour the same man returned in the same carriage, which, instead of stopping this time at the end of the Rue Ferou, drove up to the green door.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 69. The Inquiry   Context
Madame Danglars therefore came, not only beautiful in person, but radiant with splendor; she entered by one door at the time when Mercedes appeared at the door.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 70. The Ball   Context
At the same time Mercedes reappeared, paler than before, but with that imperturbable expression of countenance which she sometimes wore.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 70. The Ball   Context
Monte Cristo watched her with an air so thoughtful, and so full of affectionate admiration, that she turned back and grasped his hand; at the same time she seized that of her son, and joined them together.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 71. Bread and Salt   Context
Meanwhile, Barrois had returned for the first time to old Noirtier, who having heard the noise in the house, had, as we have said, sent his old servant to inquire the cause; on his return, his quick intelligent eye interrogated the messenger.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran   Context
Her secret had each time been repressed when she was about to reveal it, by the sad conviction that it would be useless to do so; for, were it once discovered by her father and mother, all would be lost.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran   Context
The doctor was a friend of the family, and at the same time one of the cleverest men of the day, and very fond of Valentine, whose birth he had witnessed.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran   Context
After remaining for a short time in the parterre surrounding the house, and gathering a rose to place in her waist or hair, she turned into the dark avenue which led to the bench; then from the bench she went to the gate.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran   Context
The mourning in her heart forbade her assuming this simple ornament, though she had not yet had time to put on the outward semblance of woe.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran   Context
Occasionally he shuddered; he thought of the moment when, from the top of that wall, he should protect the descent of his dear Valentine, pressing in his arms for the first time her of whom he had yet only kissed the delicate hand.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 73. The Promise   Context
He shut himself in his room, and tried to read, but his eye glanced over the page without understanding a word, and he threw away the book, and for the second time sat down to sketch his plan, the ladders and the fence.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 73. The Promise   Context
I have weighed all the chances, calculated the time required for all the forms; something must have happened.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 73. The Promise   Context
Due information was given to the authorities, and permission obtained that the two funerals should take place at the same time.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault   Context
Maximilian Morrel, an excellent friend I have acquired in your absence, and whose name you will hear me mention every time I make any allusion to affection, wit, or amiability.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault   Context
She sat down, took Edward on her knees, and from time to time pressed this child, on whom her affections appeared centred, almost convulsively to her bosom.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault   Context
During all this time, the general, on whom they thought to have relied as on a brother, manifested evidently signs of discontent and repugnance.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 75. A Signed Statement   Context
Her large eyes were dilated with surprise and expectation, for it was the first time that any man, except Monte Cristo, had been accorded an entrance into her presence.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 77. Haidee   Context
Albert had proceeded no farther than the door, where he remained rooted to the spot, being completely fascinated by the sight of such surpassing beauty, beheld as it was for the first time, and of which an inhabitant of more northern climes could form no adequate idea.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 77. Haidee   Context
I cannot tell you how long we remained in this state; at that period I did not even know what time meant.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 77. Haidee   Context
And she fell on her knees, at the same time holding me up towards heaven, as if she desired, while praying to God in my behalf, to raise me actually to his presence.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 77. Haidee   Context
And for the second time Haidee stopped, overcome by such violent emotion that the perspiration stood upon her pale brow, and her stifled voice seemed hardly able to find utterance, so parched and dry were her throat and lips.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 77. Haidee   Context
During this time Valentine, at once terrified and happy, after having embraced and thanked the feeble old man for thus breaking with a single blow the chain which she had been accustomed to consider as irrefragable, asked leave to retire to her own room, in order to recover her composure.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina   Context
Ma foi, I beg your pardon, but as I have but one son, and it is the first time I have ever thought of marrying him, I am still serving my apprenticeship, you know; come, I will reform.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina   Context
While we wait, time will be progressing, events will succeed each other; things which in the evening look dark and obscure, appear but too clearly in the light of morning, and sometimes the utterance of one word, or the lapse of a single day, will reveal the most cruel calumnies.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina   Context
They have allowed all this time to elapse, and then all of a sudden rake up events which have been forgotten to furnish materials for scandal, in order to tarnish the lustre of our high position.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina   Context
If, on the contrary, he refuses to do so, it will then be quite time enough to admit two strangers into your secret.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina   Context
Locusta and Agrippina, living at the same time, were an exception, and proved the determination of providence to effect the entire ruin of the Roman empire, sullied by so many crimes.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 80. The Accusation   Context
This time Caderousse endeavored to call again, but he could only utter a groan, and he shuddered as the blood flowed from his three wounds.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 82. The Burglary   Context
At last, as Albert was looking at his watch for about the hundredth time, at the beginning of the second act the door opened, and Monte Cristo entered, dressed in black, and, leaning over the front of the box, looked around the pit.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 88. The Insult   Context
Let them know, on the contrary, that their punishment, which had been decreed by providence, is only delayed by my present determination, and although they escape it in this world, it awaits them in another, and that they are only exchanging time for eternity.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 90. The Meeting   Context
Then, the effort having exhausted her strength, she fell not asleep this time, but fainting on the floor.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 90. The Meeting   Context
A short time since I passed through Marseilles, and went to see the old place, which revived so many painful recollections; and in the evening I took a spade and dug in the corner of the garden where I had concealed my treasure.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 91. Mother and Son   Context
Monte Cristo was beginning to think, what he had not for a long time dared to believe, that there were two Mercedes in the world, and he might yet be happy.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 92. The Suicide   Context
The general was pacing the room the third time when, in turning, he perceived Monte Cristo at the door.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 92. The Suicide   Context
The general drew himself up, clinging to the curtain; he uttered the most dreadful sob which ever escaped from the bosom of a father abandoned at the same time by his wife and son.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 92. The Suicide   Context
The dose has been excessive, but she has only been shaken by it; and this time, at any rate, Valentine will not die.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal   Context
This time the illusion, or rather the reality, surpassed anything Valentine had before experienced; she began to believe herself really alive and awake, and the belief that her reason was this time not deceived made her shudder.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 100. The Apparition   Context
It was the first time one of these visions had ever addressed her in a living voice, and she was about to utter an exclamation.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 100. The Apparition   Context
Valentine had raised herself upon her elbow, and had scarcely time to throw herself down on the bed and shade her eyes with her arm; then, trembling, agitated, and her heart beating with indescribable terror, she awaited the event.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 101. Locusta   Context
Monte Cristo for some time kept his eyes fixed on the young girl, who gradually fell asleep, yielding to the effects of the narcotic the count had given her.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 101. Locusta   Context
Astonished at the prolonged slumber of the patient, and frightened to see that the arm was still hanging out of the bed, she advanced towards Valentine, and for the first time noticed the white lips.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 102. Valentine   Context
Still this extraordinary silence appeared strange to him, and he called a second and third time; still no answer.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 102. Valentine   Context
The district doctor approached with the indifference of a man accustomed to spend half his time amongst the dead; he then lifted the sheet which was placed over the face, and just unclosed the lips.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 103. Maximilian   Context
And then so short a time had elapsed since the death of poor Valentine, and the gloom which overshadowed the house was so recent, that no one wondered to see the father so absorbed in his professional duties, which were the only means he had of dissipating his grief.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 108. The Judge   Context
The magistrate had slept for a short time while the lamp sent forth its final struggles; its flickerings awoke him, and he found his fingers as damp and purple as though they had been dipped in blood.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 108. The Judge   Context
The events which have taken place in my house, though they now occupy the public mind, will be forgotten in time, or if, indeed, a few enemies should persist in remembering them, why then I will add them to my list of crimes.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 111. Expiation   Context
Another person was confined in the Chateau at the same time, but he was not wicked, he was only a poor mad priest.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 113. The Past   Context
The first thing that met his eye was the meridian, drawn by the abbe on the wall, by which he calculated the time; then he saw the remains of the bed on which the poor prisoner had died.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 113. The Past   Context
At the same time that the steamer disappeared behind Cape Morgion, a man travelling post on the road from Florence to Rome had just passed the little town of Aquapendente.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 114. Peppino   Context
Peppino had a little spare time, so he had a game of mora with the facchini, lost three crowns, and then to console himself drank a bottle of Orvieto.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 114. Peppino   Context
Without this, Danglars would have been quite ignorant of the time, for daylight did not reach his cell.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 115. Luigi Vampa's Bill of Fare   Context
At the same time the count appeared to increase in stature, his form, nearly double its usual height, stood out in relief against the red tapestry, his black hair was thrown back, and he stood in the attitude of an avenging angel.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 117. The Fifth of October   Context
If you wish me to enter upon the more difficult part of the business, you must assist me by the most minute information on every point.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber   Context
He drew up for a minute, threw a rapid glance around him, and then his hand fell instantly into his pocket, where it began playing with a pistol.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 64. The Beggar   Context
Cornelie obeyed, and the next minute Madame Danglars left her room in a charming loose dress, and came and sat down close to Debray.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene   Context
A minute afterwards the blinds were thrown open, and through the jessamine and clematis that overhung the window one could see the garden ornamented with lanterns, and the supper laid under the tent.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 70. The Ball   Context
At the same minute, one of the little windows of the Hotel de Ville was thrown open, and the head of a gendarme appeared.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern   Context
It is impossible to describe the sensations experienced by Valentine during the minute and a half Madame de Villefort remained in the room.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 101. Locusta   Context
In one of the aristocratic mansions built by Puget in the Rue du Grand Cours opposite the Medusa fountain, a second marriage feast was being celebrated, almost at the same hour with the nuptial repast given by Dantes.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi   Context
Hunger made viands once repugnant, now acceptable; he held the plate in his hand for an hour at a time, and gazed thoughtfully at the morsel of bad meat, of tainted fish, of black and mouldy bread.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
He rapidly devoured his food, and after waiting an hour, lest the jailer should change his mind and return, he removed his bed, took the handle of the saucepan, inserted the point between the hewn stone and rough stones of the wall, and employed it as a lever.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
At the end of an hour the stone was extricated from the wall, leaving a cavity a foot and a half in diameter.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
Here I shall remain till the hour of my deliverance arrives, and that, in all human probability, will be the hour of my death.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber   Context
But, towards the evening after the hour for the customary visit had gone by, Faria, not seeing the young man appear, tried to move and get over the distance which separated them.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
These horrible chills, which make my teeth chatter and seem to dislocate my bones, begin to pervade my whole frame; in five minutes the malady will reach its height, and in a quarter of an hour there will be nothing left of me but a corpse.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 19. The Third Attack   Context
An hour passed, during which Dantes, excited by the feeling of freedom, continued to cleave the waves.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen   Context
The next morning going on deck, as he always did at an early hour, the patron found Dantes leaning against the bulwarks gazing with intense earnestness at a pile of granite rocks, which the rising sun tinged with rosy light.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 22. The Smugglers   Context
Dantes thought, as they passed so closely to the island whose name was so interesting to him, that he had only to leap into the sea and in half an hour be at the promised land.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 22. The Smugglers   Context
At the end of an hour she was completely out of sight; at least, it was impossible for the wounded man to see her any longer from the spot where he was.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo   Context
Two inches an hour does not seem much, but in twelve hours that makes two feet, and three we had before, that makes five.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son   Context
Madame Morrel sent her daughter to bed, and half an hour after Julie had retired, she rose, took off her shoes, and went stealthily along the passage, to see through the keyhole what her husband was doing.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
The wind blew strongly, the boat made six or seven knots an hour, and they were rapidly reaching the end of their voyage.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
Every one on board remained motionless for half an hour, when the same luminous track was again observed, and the swimmer was soon on board.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
At the end of a quarter of an hour Vampa quitted the grotto; his costume was no less elegant than that of Teresa.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
Upon arriving at her hotel, Franz perceived that she had deceived him when she spoke of expecting company; on the contrary, her own return before the appointed hour seemed greatly to astonish the servants.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 34. The Colosseum   Context
The anticipated delights of the Carnival had so run in his head as to make him leave his pillow long before his usual hour.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 34. The Colosseum   Context
This circumstance had, moreover, the effect of changing the conversation; an hour afterwards the two friends returned to their hotel.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
The Count of Monte Cristo remained a quarter of an hour with them, conversing on all subjects with the greatest ease.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
I returned home at daybreak, and strove to sleep; but my head ached and I got up to have a ride for an hour.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 39. The Guests   Context
From this moment I declare the vendetta against you, so protect yourself as well as you can, for the next time we meet your last hour has come.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
She had profited by my absence, and furnished with the half of the linen, and having written down the day and hour at which I had deposited the child at the asylum, had set off for Paris, and had reclaimed it.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
In another hour every light in the house was extinguished, and it might have been thought that all its inmates slept.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood   Context
In the course of a quarter of an hour every one had assembled in the chamber of the paralytic; the second notary had also arrived.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 59. The Will   Context
The day following this scene, at the hour the banker usually chose to pay a visit to Madame Danglars on his way to his office, his coupe did not appear.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 66. Matrimonial Projects   Context
At the appointed hour the same man returned in the same carriage, which, instead of stopping this time at the end of the Rue Ferou, drove up to the green door.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 69. The Inquiry   Context
Valentine was ignorant of the cause of this sorrow and anxiety, and as it was not his accustomed hour for visiting her, she had gone to the spot simply by accident or perhaps through sympathy.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 73. The Promise   Context
When the afternoon arrived and he felt that the hour was drawing near, he wished for solitude, his agitation was extreme; a simple question from a friend would have irritated him.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 73. The Promise   Context
So many times, in order to follow Valentine in thought at every hour in the day, had he made her describe the whole house, that without having seen it he knew it all.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 73. The Promise   Context
They arrived in about an hour at the cemetery; the weather was mild, but dull, and in harmony with the funeral ceremony.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault   Context
When he presented himself at the gate the porter informed him that the Count had gone out about half an hour previously.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina   Context
Every one had arrived almost before the usual hour, and was conversing on the melancholy event which was to attract the attention of the public towards one of their most illustrious colleagues.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 86. The Trial   Context
He produced the ring, his mark of authority, with which Ali Pasha generally sealed his letters, and which the latter had given him, that he might, on his return at any hour of the day or night, gain access to the presence, even in the harem.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 86. The Trial   Context
Only by a single line this evening at my house let me know the arms and the hour; I do not like to be kept waiting.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 88. The Insult   Context
Still, the presence of Monte Cristo at such an hour, his mysterious, fanciful, and extraordinary entrance into her room through the wall, might well seem impossibilities to her shattered reason.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 100. The Apparition   Context
Midnight struck slowly and sadly; every hour seemed to strike with leaden weight upon the heart of the poor girl.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 100. The Apparition   Context
The dim light, the profound silence, and the gloomy thoughts inspired by the hour, and still more by her own conscience, all combined to produce a sensation of fear; the poisoner was terrified at the contemplation of her own work.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 102. Valentine   Context
I acknowledge myself guilty of all the young man has brought against me, and from this hour hold myself under the authority of the procureur who will succeed me.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 110. The Indictment   Context
During the last hour his own crime had alone been presented to his mind; now another object, not less terrible, suddenly presented itself.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 111. Expiation   Context
Not a thought was given to a life which you once, Mercedes, had the power to render blissful; not one hour of peaceful calm was mine; but I felt myself driven on like an exterminating angel.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 112. The Departure   Context
The steamer soon disappeared, and in an hour afterwards, as the count had said, was scarcely distinguishable in the horizon amidst the fogs of the night.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 113. The Past   Context
An hour had nearly passed, during which Valentine, breathless and motionless, watched steadfastly over Morrel.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 117. The Fifth of October   Context
Morrel, and this day and a half was lost from pure whim, for the pleasure of going ashore, and nothing else.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival   Context
Long ago this mysterious colony quitted Spain, and settled on the tongue of land on which it is to this day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 3. The Catalans   Context
As we had no doctor on board, and he was so anxious to arrive at Elba, that he would not touch at any other port, his disorder rose to such a height, that at the end of the third day, feeling he was dying, he called me to him.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 7. The Examination   Context
I sailed for the Island of Elba, where I arrived the next day; I ordered everybody to remain on board, and went on shore alone.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 7. The Examination   Context
The day passed thus; he scarcely tasted food, but walked round and round the cell like a wild beast in its cage.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If   Context
The jailer saw by his tone he would be happy to die; and as every prisoner is worth ten sous a day to his jailer, he replied in a more subdued tone.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If   Context
The lamp went out for want of oil, but she paid no heed to the darkness, and dawn came, but she knew not that it was day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 9. The Evening of the Betrothal   Context
When the police is at fault, it declares that it is on the track; and the government patiently awaits the day when it comes to say, with a sneaking air, that the track is lost.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 12. Father and Son   Context
People are found every day in the Seine, having thrown themselves in, or having been drowned from not knowing how to swim.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 12. Father and Son   Context
This visit had infused new vigor into Dantes; he had, till then, forgotten the date; but now, with a fragment of plaster, he wrote the date, 30th July, 1816, and made a mark every day, in order not to lose his reckoning again.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners   Context
Edmond had all the night to work in, but in the darkness he could not do much, and he soon felt that he was working against something very hard; he pushed back his bed, and waited for day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
All day he toiled on untiringly, and by the evening he had succeeded in extracting ten handfuls of plaster and fragments of stone.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
This side of your chamber looks out upon a kind of open gallery, where patrols are continually passing, and sentries keep watch day and night.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 16. A Learned Italian   Context
As for patience, I consider that I have abundantly exercised that in beginning every morning the task of the night before, and every night renewing the task of the day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 16. A Learned Italian   Context
And that very evening the prisoners sketched a plan of education, to be entered upon the following day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber   Context
That very day the miners began their labors, with a vigor and alacrity proportionate to their long rest from fatigue and their hopes of ultimate success.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber   Context
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.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
Besides, you forget, Caesar, an indigestion declares itself immediately, while a prick or a bite occasions a delay of a day or two.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
For fear the letter might be some day lost or stolen, he compelled Dantes to learn it by heart; and Dantes knew it from the first to the last word.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 19. The Third Attack   Context
Dantes had not been a day on board before he had a very clear idea of the men with whom his lot had been cast.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 22. The Smugglers   Context
Nothing then was altered in the plan, and orders were given to get under weigh next night, and, wind and weather permitting, to make the neutral island by the following day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 22. The Smugglers   Context
The day came at length, and was almost as feverish as the night had been, but it brought reason to the aid of imagination, and Dantes was then enabled to arrange a plan which had hitherto been vague and unsettled in his brain.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo   Context
A day or two of rest will set me up, and I hope I shall find among the rocks certain herbs most excellent for bruises.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo   Context
The builder cheerfully undertook the commission, and promised to have these secret places completed by the next day, Dantes furnishing the dimensions and plan in accordance with which they were to be constructed.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 25. The Unknown   Context
The following day Dantes sailed with his yacht from Genoa, under the inspection of an immense crowd drawn together by curiosity to see the rich Spanish nobleman who preferred managing his own yacht.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 25. The Unknown   Context
The very same day the occupants of the apartments on the fifth floor of the house, now become the property of Dantes, were duly informed by the notary who had arranged the necessary transfer of deeds, etc.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 25. The Unknown   Context
One evening, after a day of accustomed vigil at the angle of two roads leading to Marseilles from the Catalans, she returned to her home more depressed than ever.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 27. The Story   Context
The same day he told his wife, Emmanuel, and his daughter all that had occurred; and a ray of hope, if not of tranquillity, returned to the family.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
After dinner Morrel usually went out and used to take his coffee at the Phocaean club, and read the Semaphore; this day he did not leave the house, but returned to his office.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
Go to work, labor, young man, struggle ardently and courageously; live, yourself, your mother and sister, with the most rigid economy, so that from day to day the property of those whom I leave in your hands may augment and fructify.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
The history of the scuttled vessels, which had appeared improbable during the day, seemed very probable at night; placed as he was between two possible sources of danger, he kept his eye on the crew, and his gun in his hand.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
Such as you see me I am, a sort of philosopher, and one day perhaps I shall go to Paris to rival Monsieur Appert, and the little man in the blue cloak.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
All the bodily fatigue of the day, all the preoccupation of mind which the events of the evening had brought on, disappeared as they do at the first approach of sleep, when we are still sufficiently conscious to be aware of the coming of slumber.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
It seemed, however, even in the very face of open day, that at least a year had elapsed since all these things had passed, so deep was the impression made in his mind by the dream, and so strong a hold had it taken of his imagination.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 32. The Waking   Context
The boat sailed on all day and all night, and next morning, when the sun rose, they had lost sight of Monte Cristo.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 32. The Waking   Context
Then, when they had thus passed the day in building castles in the air, they separated their flocks, and descended from the elevation of their dreams to the reality of their humble position.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
This gun had an excellent barrel, made at Breschia, and carrying a ball with the precision of an English rifle; but one day the count broke the stock, and had then cast the gun aside.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
One day when they were talking over their plans for the future, they heard two or three reports of firearms, and then suddenly a man came out of the wood, near which the two young persons used to graze their flocks, and hurried towards them.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
From the day on which the bandit had been saved by the two young peasants, he had been enamoured of Teresa, and had sworn she should be his.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
Time was getting on, however, and Franz deemed it advisable to awaken Albert; but at the moment he prepared to proceed to his chamber, his friend entered the room in perfect costume for the day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 34. The Colosseum   Context
The day was as gay as the preceding one, perhaps even more animated and noisy; the count appeared for an instant at his window, but when they again passed he had disappeared.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
It is almost needless to say that the flirtation between Albert and the fair peasant continued all day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
In the evening, on his return, Franz found a letter from the embassy, informing him that he would have the honor of being received by his holiness the next day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
Albert let himself be pressed just as long as friendship required, and then avowed to Franz that he would do him a great favor by allowing him to occupy the carriage alone the next day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
Franz anticipated his wishes by saying that the noise fatigued him, and that he should pass the next day in writing and looking over his journal.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
The heroine of the bouquet kept her word; she gave Albert no sign of her existence the morrow or the day after.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
This battle of folly and flame continued for two hours; the Corso was light as day; the features of the spectators on the third and fourth stories were visible.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
I endured the rain during the day, and the cold during the night tolerably well, but the third morning my horse died of cold.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 40. The Breakfast   Context
This man has often made me shudder; and one day that we were viewing an execution, I thought I should faint, more from hearing the cold and calm manner in which he spoke of every description of torture, than from the sight of the executioner and the culprit.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 40. The Breakfast   Context
This disagreement is the only one that has ever taken place between the count and countess, who are still as much united, although married more than twenty years, as on the first day of their wedding.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 41. The Presentation   Context
Give me, therefore, one more day before I invite you; I shall then be certain not to fail in my hospitality.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 41. The Presentation   Context
She had profited by my absence, and furnished with the half of the linen, and having written down the day and hour at which I had deposited the child at the asylum, had set off for Paris, and had reclaimed it.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
One day, Benedetto, who had been gone from the house since morning, to our great anxiety, did not return until late in the evening, dragging a monkey after him, which he said he had found chained to the foot of a tree.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
Benedetto could read, write, and cipher perfectly, for when the fit seized him, he learned more in a day than others in a week.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
Benedetto never again appeared at Rogliano, neither have I since that day either seen or heard anything concerning him.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood   Context
I have no fear of ghosts, and I have never heard it said that so much harm had been done by the dead during six thousand years as is wrought by the living in a single day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood   Context
Danglars and his architect, who had been selected to aid the baron in the great work of improvement solely because he was the most fashionable and celebrated decorator of the day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 47. The Dappled Grays   Context
This rabbit dead, the Abbe Adelmonte has its entrails taken out by his cook and thrown on the dunghill; on this dunghill is a hen, who, pecking these intestines, is in her turn taken ill, and dies next day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 52. Toxicology   Context
Now suppose that next day, one of these eels, or pike, or carp, poisoned at the fourth remove, is served up at your table.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 52. Toxicology   Context
Levasseur, who had been suffering under severe illness, made his reappearance in the character of Bertrand, and, as usual, the announcement of the most admired production of the favorite composer of the day had attracted a brilliant and fashionable audience.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 53. Robert le Diable   Context
It was rumored that she was an object of almost paternal interest to one of the principal composers of the day, who excited her to spare no pains in the cultivation of her voice, which might hereafter prove a source of wealth and independence.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 53. Robert le Diable   Context
Danglars is accustomed to play at gaining or losing 300,000 francs in a day; he must be enormously rich.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks   Context
At length, he one day received a letter, stating that the abductors of his son now offered to restore him, or at least to give notice where he might be found, on condition of receiving a large sum of money, by way of ransom.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti   Context
Well; I shall rent a room in some respectable house, wear a decent coat, shave every day, and go and read the papers in a cafe.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 64. The Beggar   Context
Probably the baroness thought this unexpected visit signified a desire to make up for the sharp words he had uttered during the day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene   Context
The day following this scene, at the hour the banker usually chose to pay a visit to Madame Danglars on his way to his office, his coupe did not appear.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 66. Matrimonial Projects   Context
Four men carried me from Paris to Chalons, walking six leagues a day; Madame de Villefort followed the litter in her carriage.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney   Context
He hired the apartment in which he lived furnished, passed only a few hours in the day there, and rarely slept there.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 69. The Inquiry   Context
The doctor was a friend of the family, and at the same time one of the cleverest men of the day, and very fond of Valentine, whose birth he had witnessed.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran   Context
One day you acknowledged that you loved me, and since that day my hope of future happiness has rested on obtaining you, for to gain you would be life to me.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 73. The Promise   Context
The young man returned home and waited all the evening and all the next day without getting any message.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 73. The Promise   Context
So many times, in order to follow Valentine in thought at every hour in the day, had he made her describe the whole house, that without having seen it he knew it all.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 73. The Promise   Context
No, no, you must first say if you declare yourself for the king of a day who now reigns, or for his majesty the emperor.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 75. A Signed Statement   Context
While we wait, time will be progressing, events will succeed each other; things which in the evening look dark and obscure, appear but too clearly in the light of morning, and sometimes the utterance of one word, or the lapse of a single day, will reveal the most cruel calumnies.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina   Context
Thinking that I might wish to settle in France, he left me at his departure, together with the papers establishing my identity, a letter promising, if he approved of my choice, 150,000 livres per annum from the day I was married.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker   Context
Perhaps I may one day put on my best coat, and presenting myself at the great gate, introduce myself.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker   Context
The day following that on which the conversation we have related took place, the Count of Monte Cristo set out for Auteuil, accompanied by Ali and several attendants, and also taking with him some horses whose qualities he was desirous of ascertaining.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 82. The Burglary   Context
He was induced to undertake this journey, of which the day before he had not even thought and which had not occurred to Andrea either, by the arrival of Bertuccio from Normandy with intelligence respecting the house and sloop.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 82. The Burglary   Context
Beauchamp had not been seen since the day he visited Albert, and those of whom the latter inquired always told him he was out on a journey which would detain him some days.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 84. Beauchamp   Context
He produced the ring, his mark of authority, with which Ali Pasha generally sealed his letters, and which the latter had given him, that he might, on his return at any hour of the day or night, gain access to the presence, even in the harem.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 86. The Trial   Context
Then he went to see his mother, who since the events of the day before had refused to see any one, and had kept her room.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 88. The Insult   Context
I was arrested and became a prisoner because, under the arbor of La Reserve, the day before I was to marry you, a man named Danglars wrote this letter, which the fisherman Fernand himself posted.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 89. A Nocturnal Interview   Context
Oh, feel for me, who could offer millions to that poor woman, but who return her only the piece of black bread forgotten under my poor roof since the day I was torn from her I loved.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 91. Mother and Son   Context
I came to tell you that I hate you instinctively; that it seems as if I had always known you, and always hated you; and, in short, since the young people of the present day will not fight, it remains for us to do so.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 92. The Suicide   Context
We beg them to take one step backward, and to transport themselves, the morning of that day of great catastrophes, into the showy, gilded salon we have before shown them, and which was the pride of its owner, Baron Danglars.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 95. Father and Daughter   Context
But the inflexibility of the procureur should stop there; she would see him the next day, and if she could not make him fail in his duties as a magistrate, she would, at least, obtain all the indulgence he could allow.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 99. The Law   Context
Every morning Morrel called on Noirtier to receive news of Valentine, and, extraordinary as it seemed, each day found him less uneasy.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 100. The Apparition   Context
My funds are deposited there, and you can understand that if I draw out ten millions on the same day it will appear rather strange to the governor.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 104. Danglars Signature   Context
One day, in a moment of despair like yours, since it led to a similar resolution, I also wished to kill myself; one day your father, equally desperate, wished to kill himself too.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 105. The Cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise   Context
For women have infallible instincts; they can even explain the marvellous by an algebraic calculation they have invented; but I, who only understand my own figures, know nothing more than that one day these figures deceived me.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds   Context
Now, madame, I took the precaution of drawing out your money the day before yesterday; it is not long ago, you see, and I was in continual expectation of being called on to deliver up my accounts.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds   Context
The gratings are every day carefully examined by jailers, whose herculean proportions and cold pitiless expression prove them to have been chosen to reign over their subjects for their superior activity and intelligence.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 107. The Lions' Den   Context
The latter, sure of quelling the tempest when the waves became too violent, allowed them to rise to a certain pitch that he might be revenged on the importunate Andrea, and besides it would afford him some recreation during the long day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 107. The Lions' Den   Context
He had been obliged to seclude himself more than ever, to evade the enormous number of applications presented to him for the purpose of obtaining tickets of admission to the court on the day of trial.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 108. The Judge   Context
If I have committed an additional crime, punish me, but if you will allow that ever since the day of my birth my fate has been sad, bitter, and lamentable, then pity me.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 110. The Indictment   Context
The next day Danglars was again hungry; certainly the air of that dungeon was very provocative of appetite.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 116. The Pardon   Context
The prisoner expected that he would be at no expense that day, for like an economical man he had concealed half of his fowl and a piece of the bread in the corner of his cell.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 116. The Pardon   Context
You will excite your blood, and that would produce an appetite it would require a million a day to satisfy.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 116. The Pardon   Context
The heat of the day had gradually decreased, and a light breeze arose, seeming like the respiration of nature on awakening from the burning siesta of the south.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 117. The Fifth of October   Context
He had scarcely been a week at Leghorn before the hold of his vessel was filled with printed muslins, contraband cottons, English powder, and tobacco on which the excise had forgotten to put its mark.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 22. The Smugglers   Context
The tenants of the humble lodging were a young couple who had been scarcely married a week; and seeing them, Dantes sighed heavily.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 25. The Unknown   Context
This demanded new effort, but nothing compared to the first; at the end of a week he wrote as well with this pen as with the stylus.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
Benedetto could read, write, and cipher perfectly, for when the fit seized him, he learned more in a day than others in a week.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
Deschamps; we will read and sign the contract before we separate, and this evening Madame de Villefort shall accompany Valentine to her estate, where we will rejoin them in a week.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault   Context
The house was ready, and the sloop which had arrived a week before lay at anchor in a small creek with her crew of six men, who had observed all the requisite formalities and were ready again to put to sea.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 82. The Burglary   Context
Noirtier and Valentine had given him leave to go twice a week, and he was now availing himself of that permission.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 93. Valentine   Context
Now, let me tell you some news; Eugenie is to be married in a week, and in three days there is to be a grand feast, a betrothal festival.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 93. Valentine   Context
Well, within a week I am to deposit four millions for my share; the four millions, I promise you, will produce ten or twelve.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 95. Father and Daughter   Context
The house of Thomson & French had 300,000 or 400,000 francs to pay this month in France; and, knowing your strict punctuality, have collected all the bills bearing your signature, and charged me as they became due to present them, and to employ the money otherwise.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son   Context
Great, therefore, was the astonishment when at the end of the month, he cancelled all his obligations with his usual punctuality.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
Still confidence was not restored to all minds, and the general opinion was that the complete ruin of the unfortunate shipowner had been postponed only until the end of the month.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
For more than a month past, the mischievous child, who knew not what to wish for, had taken it into his head to have a monkey.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
Well, then, at the end of a month, when drinking water from the same carafe, you would kill the person who drank with you, without your perceiving, otherwise than from slight inconvenience, that there was any poisonous substance mingled with this water.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 52. Toxicology   Context
I know an Italian prince, rich as a gold mine, one of the noblest families in Tuscany, who, when his sons married according to his wish, gave them millions; and when they married against his consent, merely allowed them thirty crowns a month.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 66. Matrimonial Projects   Context
For the last month this wretched house had presented the gloomy appearance of a lazaretto infected with the plague.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 99. The Law   Context
Two stone steps worn away by the friction of many feet led to the door, which was made of three planks; the door had never been painted or varnished, so great cracks yawned in it during the dry season to close again when the rains came on.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 112. The Departure   Context
This doublet and hose, though new, were creased, like traveling clothes for a long time packed in a portmanteau.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 1 THE THREE PRESENTS OF D'ARTAGNAN THE ELDER   Context
His insolent bravery, his still more insolent success at a time when blows poured down like hail, had borne him to the top of that difficult ladder called Court Favor, which he had climbed four steps at a time.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE   Context
In addition to the leeves of the king and the cardinal, there might be reckoned in Paris at that time more than two hundred smaller but still noteworthy leeves.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE   Context
This Musketeer had just come off guard, complained of having a cold, and coughed from time to time affectedly.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE   Context
His delicate mustache marked a perfectly straight line upon his upper lip; he appeared to dread to lower his hands lest their veins should swell, and he pinched the tips of his ears from time to time to preserve their delicate pink transparency.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE   Context
But we were not captured by fair means; and before we had time to draw our swords, two of our party were dead, and Athos, grievously wounded, was very little better.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 3 THE AUDIENCE   Context
You will make some desirable acquaintances; and from time to time you can call upon me, just to tell me how you are getting on, and to say whether I can be of further service to you.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 3 THE AUDIENCE   Context
Thus spoke and acted the gallant knights of the time of Charlemagne, in whom every cavalier ought to seek his model.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 5 THE KING'S MUSKETEERS AND THE CARDINAL'S GUARDS   Context
I saw him today for the first time, and he can tell you on what occasion; he came to demand the rent of my lodging.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 9 D'ARTAGNAN SHOWS HIMSELF   Context
As perhaps our readers are not familiar with the slang of the Rue de Jerusalem, and as it is fifteen years since we applied this word for the first time to this thing, allow us to explain to them what is a mousetrap.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 10 A MOUSETRAP IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY   Context
We say ALMOST, for the idea that a young, handsome, kind, and witty woman is at the same time rich takes nothing from the beginning of love, but on the contrary strengthens it.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 11 IN WHICH THE PLOT THICKENS   Context
They will believe he is arrested, and that will give him time; in three days I will tell them who I am, and they cannot fail to let me go.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 11 IN WHICH THE PLOT THICKENS   Context
Her carriage was that of a queen or a goddess; her eyes, which cast the brilliancy of emeralds, were perfectly beautiful, and yet were at the same time full of sweetness and majesty.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 12 GEORGE VILLIERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM   Context
Her skin was admired for its velvety softness; her hands and arms were of surpassing beauty, all the poets of the time singing them as incomparable.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 12 GEORGE VILLIERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM   Context
The commissary, who had till this time held his head down over his papers, looked up to see what sort of person he had to do with.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 13 MONSIEUR BONACIEUX   Context
From time to time the man by the chimney raised his eyes from the writings, and plunged them like poniards into the heart of the poor mercer.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 14 THE MAN OF MEUNG   Context
After a wild youth, he had retired into a convent, there to expiate, at least for some time, the follies of adolescence.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL   Context
The cardinal took the letter, and read it with the greatest attention; then, when he had arrived at the end of it, he read it a second time.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL   Context
Bonacieux; but he had, in the visit he had made to the cardinal and in the visits Rochefort had made him, ample subjects for reflection, and as everybody knows, nothing makes time pass more quickly than reflection.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 17 BONACIEUX AT HOME   Context
The couple, then, although they had not seen each other for eight days, and during that time serious events had taken place in which both were concerned, accosted each other with a degree of preoccupation.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 17 BONACIEUX AT HOME   Context
There is good and holy action to be performed, monsieur, and much money to be gained at the same time.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 17 BONACIEUX AT HOME   Context
An opportunity presented itself to him in which there would be at the same time glory to be acquired, and money to be gained; and as a far higher encouragement, it brought him into close intimacy with a woman he adored.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 19 PLAN OF CAMPAIGN   Context
Still further, he had seldom seen the young Musketeer; but every time he had seen him, he had remarked a deep sadness imprinted on his countenance.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 19 PLAN OF CAMPAIGN   Context
At the moment she entered, the curtain of a small gallery which to that time had been closed, was drawn, and the pale face of the cardinal appeared, he being dressed as a Spanish cavalier.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 22 THE BALLET OF LA MERLAISON   Context
The queen remained for a short time to receive the compliments of the city dignitaries and to reply to the salutations of the ladies.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 22 THE BALLET OF LA MERLAISON   Context
The king danced facing the queen, and every time he passed by her, he devoured with his eyes those studs of which he could not ascertain the number.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 22 THE BALLET OF LA MERLAISON   Context
He was compelled, then, after having swallowed the contents of his bottle, to pass the time as well as to evade suspicion, to fall into the easiest position in his corner and to sleep, whether well or ill.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 24 THE PAVILION   Context
Mande to make some inquiries after a servant, as I cannot possibly do without one; and the roads were so bad that I brought back all this mud, which I have not yet had time to remove.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 25 PORTHOS   Context
Then, in order that he might have nothing to reproach himself with, he directed his steps, for the last time, toward the residences of his three friends.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 25 PORTHOS   Context
Nothing makes time pass more quickly or more shortens a journey than a thought which absorbs in itself all the faculties of the organization of him who thinks.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS   Context
That evening I had translated an episode of Judith, and had just communicated my verses to the lady, who gave me all sorts of compliments, and leaning on my shoulder, was reading them a second time with me.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS   Context
But still further, his education had been so little neglected, even with respect to scholastic studies, so rare at this time among gentlemen, that he smiled at the scraps of Latin which Aramis sported and which Porthos pretended to understand.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS   Context
On her side the lady, who from time to time blushed, darted with the rapidity of lightning a glance toward the inconstant Porthos; and then immediately the eyes of Porthos wandered anxiously.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 29 HUNTING FOR THE EQUIPMENTS   Context
Porthos drew his sword from the scabbard, and made passes at the wall, springing back from time to time, and making contortions like a dancer.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 30 D'ARTAGNAN AND THE ENGLISHMAN   Context
Lord de Winter arrived at the appointed time; but Athos, being warned of his coming, went into the other chamber.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 31 ENGLISH AND FRENCH   Context
The fowl must have been sought for a long time on the perch, to which it had retired to die of old age.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 32 A PROCURATOR'S DINNER   Context
In fact, Bazin, curious to know what the mendicant could want with his master, kept pace with him as well as he could, and arrived almost at the same time he did; but his quickness was not of much use to him.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 34 IN WHICH THE EQUIPMENT OF ARAMIS AND PORTHOS IS TREATED OF   Context
In a short time the two unfortunate beasts, who had not eaten anything since the morning, made such a noise in raising and letting fall the knocker that the procurator ordered his errand boy to go and inquire in the neighborhood to whom this horse and mule belonged.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 34 IN WHICH THE EQUIPMENT OF ARAMIS AND PORTHOS IS TREATED OF   Context
This time Kitty was nowhere waiting for him; neither in the antechamber, nor in the corridor, nor beneath the great door.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 35 A GASCON A MATCH FOR CUPID   Context
That which would now be considered as disgraceful to a gentleman was at that time quite a simple and natural affair, and the younger sons of the best families were frequently supported by their mistresses.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 35 A GASCON A MATCH FOR CUPID   Context
You are going now to pay your court to her again, and if this time you succeed in pleasing her in your own name and with your own face, it will be much worse than before.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 36 DREAM OF VENGEANCE   Context
At the same time the fever, which for an instant abandoned her, returned to give luster to her eyes, color to her cheeks, and vermillion to her lips.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 36 DREAM OF VENGEANCE   Context
It was evident that this time the young woman was not in such haste to retire to her apartment as she had been the first.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 37 MILADY'S SECRET   Context
Milady during this time continued to strike at him with horrible fury, screaming in a formidable way.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 37 MILADY'S SECRET   Context
It is a long time since we have had a skirmish with the Guards of Monsieur the Cardinal; Monsieur de Treville must think us dead.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 39 A VISION   Context
At the same time, Aramis made his appearance at the other end of the street upon a superb English charger.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 39 A VISION   Context
At that time it was believed that the separation of the Musketeers and the Guards would be but momentary, the king holding his Parliament that very day and proposing to set out the day after.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 40 A TERRIBLE VISION   Context
From the time of his arrival in Paris, he had been mixed up with public affairs; but his own private affairs had made no great progress, either in love or fortune.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 41 THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE   Context
He resolved this time to know with whom he had to deal, and fell upon the body of his comrade as if he were dead.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 41 THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE   Context
While thinking and walking, Athos passed and repassed before the pipe of the stove, broken in halves, the other extremity passing into the chamber above; and every time he passed and repassed he heard a murmur of words, which at length fixed his attention.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 44 THE UTILITY OF STOVEPIPES   Context
Nevertheless, as if they had been aware of the numerical weakness of the friends, the Rochellais continued to advance in quick time.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 47 THE COUNCIL OF THE MUSKETEERS   Context
At length a fresh discharge was heard, and this time the balls came rattling among the stones around the four friends, and whistling sharply in their ears.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 47 THE COUNCIL OF THE MUSKETEERS   Context
These four virtues disputed the prize for a length of time, and gave birth to magnificent speeches which we do not repeat here for fear they should be deemed too long.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 48 A FAMILY AFFAIR   Context
Well, as he means to enter the Church at the same time as myself, he does not despair of becoming Pope in his turn, or at least a cardinal.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 48 A FAMILY AFFAIR   Context
Aramis mumbled verses to himself, and Porthos from time to time pulled a hair or two from his mustache, in sign of despair.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 48 A FAMILY AFFAIR   Context
But however great was the power of this woman with eyes of flame in reading the hearts of those whose secrets she wished to divine, she met this time with a countenance of such impassivity that no discovery followed her investigation.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 49 FATALITY   Context
On their side, from time to time, the besiegers took the messengers which the Rochellais sent to Buckingham, or the spies which Buckingham sent to the Rochellais.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 51 OFFICER   Context
Up to that time, whether from devotedness or from want of power to act against it, this maxim, without being generally adopted, nevertheless passed from theory into practice; but the notes did it injury.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 51 OFFICER   Context
During this time, exempt from the anxiety of its only and true chief, the royal army led a joyous life, neither provisions nor money being wanting in the camp.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 51 OFFICER   Context
We are not on duty, and we believed that not being on duty we were at liberty to dispose of our time as we pleased.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 51 OFFICER   Context
The prisoner did not wish to lose time; and she resolved to make that very evening some attempts to ascertain the nature of the ground she had to work upon, by studying the characters of the men to whose guardianship she was committed.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 52 CAPTIVITY: THE FIRST DAY   Context
But this time Milady lent a more attentive ear than the first, and she heard their steps die away in the distance of the corridor.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 52 CAPTIVITY: THE FIRST DAY   Context
Milady was habitually pale; her complexion might therefore deceive a person who saw her for the first time.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 53 CAPTIVITY: THE SECOND DAY   Context
An hour after, her table was cleared; but Milady remarked that this time Felton did not accompany the soldiers.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 53 CAPTIVITY: THE SECOND DAY   Context
It appeared however to Milady that in one of the furtive glances she darted from time to time at the grating of the door she thought she saw the ardent eyes of the young man through the narrow opening.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 54 CAPTIVITY: THE THIRD DAY   Context
This time Felton, immovable as he was, or appeared to be, could not resist the secret influence which had already taken possession of him.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 55 CAPTIVITY: THE FOURTH DAY   Context
Milady looked at him for some time with an expression which the young man took for doubt, but which, however, was nothing but observation, or rather the wish to fascinate.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 55 CAPTIVITY: THE FOURTH DAY   Context
But this time she had to contend with an unpolished nature, concentrated and insensible by force of austerity.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY   Context
Time, however, passed away; the hours, one after another, seemed to awaken the clock as they passed, and every blow of the brass hammer resounded upon the heart of the prisoner.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY   Context
Doubtless both of them understood that the situation had become too serious to lose time in useless words and aimless wrath.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY   Context
She was as well acquainted with it now as a mistress is with that of the lover of her heart; and yet Milady at the same time detested and despised this weak fanatic.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY   Context
I felt my strength fail, and this time it was not my sleep that enabled the coward to prevail, but my swoon.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY   Context
This man, in whom Milady till that time had only seen a very simple gentleman, had become an admirable jailer.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 58 ESCAPE   Context
Felton jumped onshore, climbed the little ascent which led to the top of the cliff, saluted Milady a last time, and took his course toward the city.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 59 WHAT TOOK PLACE AT PORTSMOUTH AUGUST 23, 1628   Context
Buckingham tried to smile a last time; but death checked his thought, which remained engraved on his brow like a last kiss of love.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 59 WHAT TOOK PLACE AT PORTSMOUTH AUGUST 23, 1628   Context
But the abbess, on her part, maintained a reserve still more prudent, contenting herself with making a profound inclination of the head every time the fair traveler pronounced the name of his Eminence.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 61 THE CARMELITE CONVENT AT BETHUNE   Context
Milady remained still in bed, petrified by surprise; so many unexpected things happened to her all at once that for the first time she was at a loss.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 61 THE CARMELITE CONVENT AT BETHUNE   Context
In fifteen days at most, Rochefort would be back; besides, during that fifteen days she would have time to think how she could best avenge herself on the four friends.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 63 THE DROP OF WATER   Context
Milady was like a good general who contemplates at the same time victory and defeat, and who is quite prepared, according to the chances of the battle, to march forward or to beat a retreat.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 63 THE DROP OF WATER   Context
Then it grew nearer, and it seemed to her, almost at the same time, that she heard the neighing of horses.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 63 THE DROP OF WATER   Context
Athos followed the road for some time, his eyes fixed upon the ground; slight stains of blood, which came from the wound inflicted upon the man who accompanied the carriage as a courier, or from one of the horses, dotted the road.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 64 THE MAN IN THE RED CLOAK   Context
Milady for some time examined with increasing terror that pale face, framed with black hair and whiskers, the only expression of which was icy impassibility.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 65 TRIAL   Context
From time to time a broad sheet of lightning opened the horizon in its whole width, darted like a serpent over the black mass of trees, and like a terrible scimitar divided the heavens and the waters into two parts.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 66 EXECUTION   Context
Athos alone from time to time raised his expansive brow; a flash kindled in his eyes, and a bitter smile passed over his lips, then, like his comrades, he sank again into reverie.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 67 CONCLUSION   Context
Bonacieux looked at the young man, restrained for a minute by a last hesitation; but there was such an ardor in his eyes, such persuasion in his voice, that she felt herself constrained to confide in him.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 18 LOVER AND HUSBAND   Context
Lord de Winter himself could scarcely recognize the tigress who, a minute before, prepared apparently for a fight.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 50 CHAT BETWEEN BROTHER AND SISTER   Context
As the hour to wait upon the king was not till twelve, he had made a party with Porthos and Aramis to play a game at tennis in a tennis court situated near the stables of the Luxembourg.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII   Context
Our young men had been waiting about half an hour, amid a crowd of courtiers, when all the doors were thrown open, and his Majesty was announced.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII   Context
Bonacieux had declared to him, by all the gods, that she did not know Aramis; and a quarter of an hour after having made this assertion, he found her hanging on the arm of Aramis.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 11 IN WHICH THE PLOT THICKENS   Context
Buckingham conducted the goldsmith to the chamber destined for him, and which, at the end of half an hour, was transformed into a workshop.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 21 THE COUNTESS DE WINTER   Context
In one hour after, the ordinance was published in London that no vessel bound for France should leave port, not even the packet boat with letters.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 21 THE COUNTESS DE WINTER   Context
Half an hour after the entrance of the king, fresh acclamations were heard; these announced the arrival of the queen.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 22 THE BALLET OF LA MERLAISON   Context
There was something melancholy in this brazen voice pouring out its lamentations in the middle of the night; but each of those strokes, which made up the expected hour, vibrated harmoniously to the heart of the young man.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 24 THE PAVILION   Context
He had only been back an hour or two; he had accompanied his wife to the place of her confinement, or else at least to the first relay.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 25 PORTHOS   Context
It goes without saying that when he saw a Huguenot coming, he felt himself filled with such ardent Catholic zeal that he could not understand how, a quarter of an hour before, he had been able to have any doubts upon the superiority of our holy religion.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 25 PORTHOS   Context
I took him to the Rue Payenne, to exactly the same spot where, a year before, at the very same hour, he had paid me the compliment I have related to you.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS   Context
The hour having come, they went with their four lackeys to a spot behind the Luxembourg given up to the feeding of goats.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 31 ENGLISH AND FRENCH   Context
Finally, as the hour for her interview with the count approached, Milady had everything about her darkened, and ordered Kitty to return to her own chamber, and introduce de Wardes whenever he presented himself.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 35 A GASCON A MATCH FOR CUPID   Context
The confusion of his mind, the terror which spurred him on, the cries of some of the patrol who started in pursuit of him, and the hooting of the people who, notwithstanding the early hour, were going to their work, only made him precipitate his course.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 38 HOW, WITHOUT INCOMMDING HIMSELF, ATHOS PROCURES HIS EQUIPMENT   Context
A quarter of an hour afterward Porthos appeared at the end of the Rue Ferou on a very handsome genet.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 39 A VISION   Context
At length, after waiting a quarter of an hour and just as twilight was beginning to thicken, a carriage appeared, coming at a quick pace on the road of Sevres.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 39 A VISION   Context
The hour of the banquet being come, the two guards arrived, took their places, and the dishes were arranged on the table.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 42 THE ANJOU WINE   Context
At the end of a quarter of an hour, however, surprised at the length of the journey, she leaned forward toward the door to see whither she was being conducted.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 49 FATALITY   Context
At length after a journey of nearly an hour, the carriage stopped before an iron gate, which closed an avenue leading to a castle severe in form, massive, and isolated.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 49 FATALITY   Context
These words were pronounced with that imperturbable phlegm which distinguished Athos in the hour of danger, and with that excessive politeness which made of him at certain moments a king more majestic than kings by birth.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 51 OFFICER   Context
An hour after, her table was cleared; but Milady remarked that this time Felton did not accompany the soldiers.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 53 CAPTIVITY: THE SECOND DAY   Context
At last, in an hour after the scene we have just described, she heard someone speaking in a low voice at the door.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 55 CAPTIVITY: THE FOURTH DAY   Context
I saw, amid the shadows, the table sink through the floor; a quarter of an hour later it reappeared, bearing my supper.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY   Context
She passed an hour without breathing, panting, with a cold sweat upon her brow, and her heart oppressed by frightful agony at every movement she heard in the corridor.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 58 ESCAPE   Context
He took the papers, and presented himself here as the emissary of the cardinal, and in an hour or two a carriage will come to take me away by the orders of his Eminence.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 63 THE DROP OF WATER   Context
At the hour appointed, Lord de Winter and the four friends repaired to the convent; the bells tolled, the chapel was open, the grating of the choir was closed.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 64 THE MAN IN THE RED CLOAK   Context
In a quarter of an hour he returned, accompanied by a tall man, masked, and wrapped in a large red cloak.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 64 THE MAN IN THE RED CLOAK   Context
On the right and on the left of the road, which the dismal procession pursued, appeared a few low, stunted trees, which looked like deformed dwarfs crouching down to watch men traveling at this sinister hour.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 66 EXECUTION   Context
The host had reckoned upon eleven days of confinement at a crown a day, but he had reckoned without his guest.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 1 THE THREE PRESENTS OF D'ARTAGNAN THE ELDER   Context
He had entered the service of Porthos upon condition that he should only be clothed and lodged, though in a handsome manner; but he claimed two hours a day to himself, consecrated to an employment which would provide for his other wants.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 7 THE INTERIOR* OF THE MUSKETEERS   Context
He received thirty sous per day, and for a month he returned to his lodgings gay as a chaffinch, and affable toward his master.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 7 THE INTERIOR* OF THE MUSKETEERS   Context
One day, as I was conveying my wife back to the Louvre, he was coming out as she was going in, and she showed him to me.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 8 CONCERNING A COURT INTRIGUE   Context
They locked the mercer in the same dungeon where he had passed the night, and left him to himself during the day.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 13 MONSIEUR BONACIEUX   Context
Bonacieux wept all day, like a true mercer, not being at all a military man, as he himself informed us.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 13 MONSIEUR BONACIEUX   Context
This man, except a sword, had all the appearance of a soldier; and his buff boots, still slightly covered with dust, indicated that he had been on horseback in the course of the day.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 14 THE MAN OF MEUNG   Context
In proportion as they redoubled the exorcisms he redoubled the temptations; so that day and night the bell was ringing full swing, announcing the extreme desire for mortification which the penitent experienced.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL   Context
By day they did nothing but ascend and descend the steps which led to the chapel; at night, in addition to complines and matins, they were further obliged to leap twenty times out of their beds and prostrate themselves on the floor of their cells.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL   Context
Anne of Austria, who, in consequence of the seizure of her letter, expected reproaches, was much astonished the next day to see the king make some attempts at reconciliation with her.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL   Context
She asked upon what day this fete would take place, but the king replied that he must consult the cardinal upon that head.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL   Context
Indeed, every day the king asked the cardinal when this fete should take place; and every day the cardinal, under some pretext, deferred fixing it.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL   Context
This being properly done, they drew the Comte de Wardes close to his servant; and as night was approaching, and as the wounded man and the bound man were at some little distance within the wood, it was evident they were likely to remain there till the next day.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 20 THE JOURNEY   Context
Bonacieux, and that he should find her next day at the Louvre; sometimes he feared she had had an intrigue with another, who, in a jealous fit, had surprised her and carried her off.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 24 THE PAVILION   Context
One day he was surprised in a lonely road between a Huguenot and a Catholic, with both of whom he had before had business, and who both knew him again; so they united against him and hanged him on a tree.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 25 PORTHOS   Context
I practiced this exercise, and as nature has endowed me with some faculties, at this day I can throw the lasso with any man in the world.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 25 PORTHOS   Context
I sought out the best fencing master in Paris, I made an agreement with him to take a lesson every day, and every day for a year I took that lesson.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS   Context
Then, on the anniversary of the day on which I had been insulted, I hung my cassock on a peg, assumed the costume of a cavalier, and went to a ball given by a lady friend of mine and to which I knew my man was invited.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS   Context
He was profoundly versed in hunting and falconry, and had one day when conversing on this great art astonished even Louis XIII himself, who took a pride in being considered a past master therein.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS   Context
The next day Kitty went to see the young man again, and related to him all that had passed on the preceding evening.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 36 DREAM OF VENGEANCE   Context
A short gallop brought them to the road of Chaillot; the day began to decline, carriages were passing and repassing.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 39 A VISION   Context
Now, if your mistress is not dead, if it is she we have just seen, you will meet with her again some day or other.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 39 A VISION   Context
You were walking one day behind the Chartreux, when it would have been better if you had been elsewhere.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 40 A TERRIBLE VISION   Context
As a proof, remember the date of the day on which I had you bidden to come to me, and seek in your memory for what happened to you that very night.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 40 A TERRIBLE VISION   Context
At that time it was believed that the separation of the Musketeers and the Guards would be but momentary, the king holding his Parliament that very day and proposing to set out the day after.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 40 A TERRIBLE VISION   Context
Now, these reflections had led him further than he intended, and the day was beginning to decline when, by the last ray of the setting sun, he thought he saw the barrel of a musket glitter from behind a hedge.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 41 THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE   Context
One of the two Guardsmen was engaged that evening, and another the next, so the meeting was fixed for the day after that.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 42 THE ANJOU WINE   Context
All, therefore, of the vast resources of his genius were at work night and day, engaged in listening to the least report heard in any of the great kingdoms of Europe.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 43 THE SIGN OF THE RED DOVECOT   Context
Courtiers, becoming every instant more numerous, succeeded one another, day and night, in the little house of the bridge of La Pierre, in which the cardinal had established his residence.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 43 THE SIGN OF THE RED DOVECOT   Context
He thought how one day, in a less dangerous situation than the one in which he was now placed, he had already endeavored to sacrifice her to his honor.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 45 A CONJUGAL SCENE   Context
Milady had him one day turned out of doors, with sundry blows of a good stick to accelerate his motions.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 48 A FAMILY AFFAIR   Context
Milady therefore continued her voyage, and on the very day that Planchet embarked at Portsmouth for France, the messenger of his Eminence entered the port in triumph.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 49 FATALITY   Context
It was evident that if they one day learned positively that they must not count on Buckingham, their courage would fail with their hope.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 51 OFFICER   Context
One day when oppressed with a mortal weariness of mind, without hope in the negotiations with the city, without news from England, the cardinal went out, without any other aim than to be out of doors, and accompanied only by Cahusac and La Houdiniere, strolled along the beach.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 51 OFFICER   Context
Milady waited, then, with much impatience, for she feared the day would pass away without her seeing Felton again.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 55 CAPTIVITY: THE FOURTH DAY   Context
Milady, being well prepared for the reception of Felton, was able to erect her batteries for the next day.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY   Context
The light of day reassured me; I went and threw myself on the bed, without parting with the emancipating knife, which I concealed under my pillow.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY   Context
The day after tomorrow he banishes me, he transports me; the day after tomorrow he exiles me among the infamous.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 57 MEANS FOR CLASSICAL TRAGEDY   Context
Augustine, which he was forced to write in Latin for the following week, and which preoccupied him a good deal.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 19 PLAN OF CAMPAIGN   Context
As our house is carried on very regularly, and we make out our bills every week, at the end of eight days we presented our account; but it appeared we had chosen an unlucky moment, for at the first word on the subject, he sent us to all the devils.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 25 PORTHOS   Context
On the first Monday of the month of April, 1625, the market town of Meung, in which the author of ROMANCE OF THE ROSE was born, appeared to be in as perfect a state of revolution as if the Huguenots had just made a second La Rochelle of it.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 1 THE THREE PRESENTS OF D'ARTAGNAN THE ELDER   Context
He received thirty sous per day, and for a month he returned to his lodgings gay as a chaffinch, and affable toward his master.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 7 THE INTERIOR* OF THE MUSKETEERS   Context
He fancied himself a burden to the society, forgetting in his perfectly juvenile good faith that he had fed this society for a month; and he set his mind actively to work.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 8 CONCERNING A COURT INTRIGUE   Context
It was a large cabinet, close and stifling, with the walls furnished with arms offensive and defensive, and in which there was already a fire, although it was scarcely the end of the month of September.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 14 THE MAN OF MEUNG   Context
He, however, arrived without accident in the camp established before La Rochelle, on the tenth of the month of September of the year 1627.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 41 THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE   Context
But one morning at the commencement of the month of November everything was explained to him by this letter, dated from Villeroy:.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 42 THE ANJOU WINE   Context
Neither was it, as with our neighbors, the English, an atmospheric influence which darkened his countenance; for the sadness generally became more intense toward the fine season of the year.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS   Context
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