He replied, however,— "I entreat you, M. de Villefort, be, as you always are, kind and equitable, and give him back to us soon."
"It is a great honor to me," returned Monte Cristo, "to be thus, on the first day of my arrival in Paris, brought in contact with a man whose merit equals his reputation, and to whom fortune has for once been equitable, but has she not still on the plains of Metidja, or in the mountains of Atlas, a marshal’s staff to offer you?"
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equitable treatment of all citizens
an equitable distribution of gifts among the children