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The Count of Monte Cristo
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • And how was the anonymous letter written?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "But," said Renee, "this letter, which, after all, is but an anonymous scrawl, is not even addressed to you, but to the king's attorney."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I have only the letters of Ali Tepelini, which I have placed before you; the ring, a token of his good-will, which is here; and, lastly, the most convincing proof I can offer, after an anonymous attack, and that is the absence of any witness against my veracity and the purity of my military life.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Now," said the deputy, "answer me frankly, not as a prisoner to a judge, but as one man to another who takes an interest in him, what truth is there in the accusation contained in this anonymous letter?"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was on the point of sending the letter to the commissary of police, notwithstanding the advice of his anonymous friend, or perhaps because of that advice, when suddenly the idea occurred to him that it might be some personal enemy, whom he alone should recognize and over whom, if such were the case, he alone would gain any advantage, as Fiesco [*] had done over the Moor who would have killed him.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • an anonymous gift

  • brown anonymous houses

  • the author remained anonymous

  • anonymous bureaucrats in the Civil Service

  • ...agreed to acquaint him with it by an anonymous Letter...
    Austen, Jane  --  Love and Friendship

  • You will see that the two anonymous communications which I have received since arriving in New York yesterday are written in the same manner.
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips  --  The Yellow Crayon

  • Middens of anonymous trash.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road

  • Everything about the restaurant is anonymous and interchangeable.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark

  • I could see the magazine on the newsstands, and a lot of anonymous eyes looking at it,
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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