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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • The man with the torch complied, although not asked in the most polite terms.
  • Edmond made great exertions in order to comply; but at each effort he fell back, moaning and turning pale.
  • "I hasten to comply with your excellencies’ wishes; only, I tell you beforehand, the carriage will cost you six piastres a day."
  • "Nothing can be easier than to comply with your excellency’s wish," said the landlord, opening the door of the chamber; "I have caused one to be placed on the landing, close by your apartment."
  • "And now," demanded the count, "are all the forms complied with?"
  • Villefort complied, and they passed on to the dining-room.
  • Acting by my advice, my poor sister had refused to comply with the unreasonable demands of Benedetto, who was continually tormenting her for money, as long as he believed there was a sou left in her possession.
  • When you complied with this twofold request you well knew we did not wish to secure the throne of Louis XVIII.
  • "I thank you, gentlemen," said he, "for having complied with my request; I feel extremely grateful for this mark of friendship."
  • Danglars thought it as well to comply with a good grace, so he took the pen, ink, and paper Peppino offered him, wrote the draft, and signed it.
  • The cause which the young man espoused was one so sacred that Beauchamp had only to comply with all his wishes; he yielded and contented himself with following Morcerf.
  • My trial was to come on at the approaching assizes; when, on the 8th of September—that is to say, precisely three months and five days after the events which had perilled my life—the Abbe Busoni, whom I never ventured to believe I should see, presented himself at the prison doors, saying he understood one of the prisoners wished to speak to him; he added, that having learned at Marseilles the particulars of my imprisonment, he hastened to comply with my desire.
  • "Be careful, Valentine," said Morrel, hesitating to comply with the young girl’s wishes; "I now see my error—I acted like a madman in coming in here.

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  • Our policy is in compliance with the law.
  • The improvements will bring us into compliance.

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