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The Count of Monte Cristo
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Oh, no, sir, it was expressly forbidden; but they eluded the vigilance of the guards, and made a passage from one dungeon to the other.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In fact, the pursuing vessel had almost overtaken them when, fortunately, night came on, and enabled them to double the Cape of Corsica, and so elude all further pursuit.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Danglars resembled a timid animal excited in the chase; first it flies, then despairs, and at last, by the very force of desperation, sometimes succeeds in eluding its pursuers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Has he eaten anything lately?" asked Madame de Villefort, eluding her husband's question.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: he eluded the police
as in: your point eludes me
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