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domestic
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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domestic
Used in
The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • The domestic bowed respectfully, and invited them to enter.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The domestic peace of this family is henceforth in my hands.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Perhaps by the time you return to Paris, I shall be quite a sober, staid father of a family! A most edifying representative I shall make of all the domestic virtues—don't you think so?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • These animals, though wild and agile as chamois, were too much like domestic goats, and Franz could not consider them as game.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But excuse me, sir, for talking of our domestic misfortunes; I interrupted you at the moment when you were telling me that you were a skilful chemist.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Villefort did not need the help of either Valentine or the domestic in order to carry on with his father the strange conversation which he was about to begin.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • My wish was not to confine myself to domestic cares, or the caprices of any man, but to be an artist, and consequently free in heart, in person, and in thought.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Noirtier, burning with impatience and terror, was in despair at his utter inability to help his old domestic, whom he regarded more in the light of a friend than a servant.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is natural enough; this strange chain of domestic afflictions, followed by the no less strange death of his daughter"— "Strange?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Most probably Morrel and Chateau-Renaud returned to their "domestic hearths," as they say in the gallery of the Chamber in well-turned speeches, and in the theatre of the Rue Richelieu in well-written pieces; but it was not the case with Debray.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In short, Madame Danglars, not being able personally to examine in detail the domestic economy and household arrangements of a man who gave away horses worth 30,000 francs and who went to the opera with a Greek slave wearing diamonds to the amount of a million of money, had deputed those eyes, by which she was accustomed to see, to give her a faithful account of the mode of life of this incomprehensible person.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …at so fearful a rate, that there seemed no other prospect for myself and my poor Edward but that of being dashed to pieces against the first object that impeded their progress, when a strange-looking man,—an Arab, a negro, or a Nubian, at least a black of some nation or other—at a signal from the count, whose domestic he is, suddenly seized and stopped the infuriated animals, even at the risk of being trampled to death himself; and certainly he must have had a most wonderful escape.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Debray?" inquired Danglars, with an air of indulgence and good-nature that made Monte Cristo smile, acquainted as he was with the secrets of the banker's domestic life.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "And your excellency has one, which was let to Prince Lobanieff; but I was obliged to pay a hundred"— "That will do—that will do, Monsieur Bertuccio; spare these gentlemen all such domestic arrangements.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: the domestic market
as in: domestic happiness
as in: a domestic animal like a dog
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