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The Count of Monte Cristo
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alienate
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • He had taken the silence of the old man for a return to reason; and now these few words uttered by Faria, after so painful a crisis, seemed to indicate a serious relapse into mental alienation.
  • He was sustained at first by that pride of conscious innocence which is the sequence to hope; then he began to doubt his own innocence, which justified in some measure the governor’s belief in his mental alienation; and then, relaxing his sentiment of pride, he addressed his supplications, not to God, but to man.
  • It might alienate my protector.
  • Let me hasten to add," continued he, "that the testator, having only the right to alienate a part of his fortune, and having alienated it all, the will will not bear scrutiny, and is declared null and void."
  • Let me hasten to add," continued he, "that the testator, having only the right to alienate a part of his fortune, and having alienated it all, the will will not bear scrutiny, and is declared null and void."

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  • Cry and whine and demand answers he’s not yet ready to give, further alienating him.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Surely, that will alienate our people.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One

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