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1  The sailors had again hoisted sail, and the vessel was once more cleaving the waves.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
2  An hour passed, during which Dantes, excited by the feeling of freedom, continued to cleave the waves.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
3  The morning's sun rose clear and resplendent, touching the foamy waves into a network of ruby-tinted light.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
4  He rose on the waves, making signs of distress; but no one on board saw him, and the vessel stood on another tack.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
5  She was coming out of Marseilles harbor, and was standing out to sea rapidly, her sharp prow cleaving through the waves.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
6  Edmond felt the trembling of the rock beneath which he lay; the waves, dashing themselves against it, wetted him with their spray.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
7  The noise of the waves dashing against the rocks on which the chateau is built, reached Dantes' ear distinctly as they went forward.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If.
8  Soon a red streak became visible in the horizon, the waves whitened, a light played over them, and gilded their foaming crests with gold.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
9  These words rang in Dantes' ears, even beneath the waves; he hastened to cleave his way through them to see if he had not lost his strength.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
10  Divers descended in machines, made expressly on the discovery, into the bay where they were thrown; but of ten three only remained, the rest having been broken by the waves.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 62. Ghosts.
11  At last, with a horrible splash, he darted like an arrow into the ice-cold water, and as he did so he uttered a shrill cry, stifled in a moment by his immersion beneath the waves.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If.
12  By its light, between the Island of Lemaire and Cape Croiselle, a quarter of a league distant, Dantes saw a fishing-boat driven rapidly like a spectre before the power of winds and waves.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
13  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.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 32. The Waking.
14  Soon the fury of the waves and the sight of the sharp rocks announced the approach of death, and death then terrified me, and I used all my skill and intelligence as a man and a sailor to struggle against the wrath of God.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
15  He knew that it was barren and without shelter; but when the sea became more calm, he resolved to plunge into its waves again, and swim to Lemaire, equally arid, but larger, and consequently better adapted for concealment.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
16  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.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
17  He saw overhead a black and tempestuous sky, across which the wind was driving clouds that occasionally suffered a twinkling star to appear; before him was the vast expanse of waters, sombre and terrible, whose waves foamed and roared as if before the approach of a storm.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
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