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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • "Oh dear, yes, sir; the abbe’s dungeon was forty or fifty feet distant from that of one of Bonaparte’s emissaries,—one of those who had contributed the most to the return of the usurper in 1815,—a very resolute and very dangerous man."
  • He was very well known to the customs officers of the coast; and as there was between these worthies and himself a perpetual battle of wits, he had at first thought that Dantes might be an emissary of these industrious guardians of rights and duties, who perhaps employed this ingenious means of learning some of the secrets of his trade.
  • "Providence still," murmured he; "now only am I fully convinced of being the emissary of God!"
  • Brunehilde and Fredegonde were the results of the painful struggle of civilization in its infancy, when man was learning to control mind, were it even by an emissary from the realms of darkness.

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  • The president’s emissary says she aims to restart peace talks by the end of July.
  • The North Koreans want a high-powered U.S. emissary for the meeting.

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