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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Teresa felt a flush pass over her face; she looked at Luigi, who could not refuse his assent.
  • The Nubian smiled assentingly to his master’s words, then, kneeling on one knee, respectfully kissed the hand of the count.
  • Franz silently assented; and the following afternoon, at half-past five o’clock, the young men parted.
  • Danglars bowed assentingly.
  • Monte Cristo inclined himself without answering, but the gesture might pass for assent.
  • Ali bowed his head in token of assent.
  • The old man assented.
  • The paralytic closed his eyes in token of assent.
  • Noirtier gave his assent.
  • Monte Cristo nodded his head in token of assent.
  • He signified assent; only think of the poor old man’s being so pleased to think that you, who were a perfect stranger to him, had been made an officer of the Legion of Honor!
  • The eye of Noirtier clearly showed by its expression that he was not deceived by the false assent given by Madame de Villefort’s words and manner to the motives which she supposed him to entertain.
  • "Is it, then, to Mademoiselle Valentine de Villefort that you leave these 900,000 francs?" demanded the notary, thinking he had only to insert this clause, but waiting first for the assent of Noirtier, which it was necessary should be given before all the witnesses of this singular scene.

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  • She takes my silence as assent.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Their murmurs of assent and disapproval gave her a sense of order and rightness.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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