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cleave
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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cleave
Used in
The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • An hour passed, during which Dantes, excited by the feeling of freedom, continued to cleave the waves.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The sailors had again hoisted sail, and the vessel was once more cleaving the waves.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And then her thoughts, cleaving through space like a bird in the air, rested on Cavalcanti.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She was coming out of Marseilles harbor, and was standing out to sea rapidly, her sharp prow cleaving through the waves.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • These words rang in Dantes' ears, even beneath the waves; he hastened to cleave his way through them to see if he had not lost his strength.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They sailed; Edmond was again cleaving the azure sea which had been the first horizon of his youth, and which he had so often dreamed of in prison.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …bending in every direction, always reminded me of the claws of an immense beetle, and I assure you it was never without emotion that I gazed on it, for I could not help thinking how wonderful it was that these various signs should be made to cleave the air with such precision as to convey to the distance of three hundred leagues the ideas and wishes of a man sitting at a table at one end of the line to another man similarly placed at the opposite extremity, and all this effected by a…  (not reviewed by editor)

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