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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • "Well, Fernand, I must say," said Caderousse, beginning the conversation, with that brutality of the common people in which curiosity destroys all diplomacy, "you look uncommonly like a rejected lover;" and he burst into a hoarse laugh.
  • Well, you soon become tired of singing, and you take a fancy to study diplomacy with the minister’s secretary.
  • It is almost dinner-time, and I had to use no little diplomacy to get rid of my watchful mother-in-law, my too-devoted maid, and my troublesome brother, who is always teasing me about coming to work at my embroidery, which I am in a fair way never to get done.
  • By diplomacy and success in arms he became almost supreme ruler of Albania, Epirus, and adjacent territory.
  • Well, you must become a diplomatist; diplomacy, you know, is something that is not to be acquired; it is instinctive.

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  • She’s not known for her diplomacy.
  • Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock.
    Will Rogers

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