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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Her innocence had kept her in ignorance of the dangers that might assail a young girl of her age.
  • "Too true, too true!" ejaculated Caderousse, almost suffocated by the contending passions which assailed him, "the poor old man did die."
  • In vain did Franz endeavor to forget the many perplexing thoughts which assailed him; in vain did he court the refreshment of sleep.
  • ’s half-filled snuff-box,—scarcely had this occurred when Marseilles began, in spite of the authorities, to rekindle the flames of civil war, always smouldering in the south, and it required but little to excite the populace to acts of far greater violence than the shouts and insults with which they assailed the royalists whenever they ventured abroad.
  • There, again, Monte Cristo was assailed by a multitude of thoughts.

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  • Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns.
  • Discourteous knight, it ill becomes you to assail one who cannot defend himself...
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