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candid
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Excuse me for speaking so very candidly, but as this is intended only for ourselves, I do not see why I should weigh my words.
  • "I pledge you my word, madam," said the abbe, "that my intentions are good; and that you husband can incur no risk, provided he answers me candidly."
  • If the poor lad were living, and came to me and begged that I would candidly tell which were his true and which his false friends, why, perhaps, I should not hesitate.
  • I give you his very words; and if the marquis chooses to be candid, he will confess that they perfectly agree with what his majesty said to him, when he went six months ago to consult him upon the subject of your espousing his daughter.
  • "Is it possible?" asked the count, assuming all air and tone of the utmost simplicity and candor.
  • I will candidly explain the reason of both, and I trust to your goodness to pardon me.
  • "Come, Hermine," he said, after a short time, "answer candidly,—something vexes you—is it not so?"
  • Now, sir, I have but one question more to ask, and I charge you, in the name of honor, of humanity, and of religion, to answer me candidly.
  • You see I am more candid than you.
  • Next to the merit of infallibility which you appear to possess, I rank that of candidly acknowledging a fault.
  • "This is not to the purpose," said Eugenie; "let us speak candidly, sir; I admire candor."
  • "I?" replied Eugenie with her usual candor.
  • "This is not to the purpose," said Eugenie; "let us speak candidly, sir; I admire candor."
  • I have proposed to you to marry, not for your sake, for indeed I did not think of you in the least at the moment (you admire candor, and will now be satisfied, I hope); but because it suited me to marry you as soon as possible, on account of certain commercial speculations I am desirous of entering into.
  • No one who had seen the magistrate at this moment, so thoroughly unnerved by the recent inauspicious combination of circumstances, would have supposed for an instant that he had anticipated the annoyance; although it certainly never had occurred to him that his father would carry candor, or rather rudeness, so far as to relate such a history.
  • "Indeed, count," said Morcerf, "I thank you sincerely for having used so much candor towards me, and I gratefully accept the exclusion which you propose.
  • Albert was silent; an instant after, the countess resumed: "You came to inquire after my health; I will candidly acknowledge that I am not well.
  • " ’The president again arose, and having imposed silence, said,—"Sir, you are too serious and too sensible a man not to understand the consequences of our present situation, and your candor has already dictated to us the conditions which remain for us to offer you."

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  • Don’t worry about my feelings. I’d like your candid opinion.
  • My candid opinion is that their team is much better than ours, but an upset isn’t impossible.

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