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The Count of Monte Cristo
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Dantes folded his hands, raised his eyes to heaven, and prayed fervently.
  • Before him rose a grotesque mass of rocks, that resembled nothing so much as a vast fire petrified at the moment of its most fervent combustion.
  • Dantes rose, advanced a few steps, and, with a fervent prayer of gratitude, stretched himself on the granite, which seemed to him softer than down.
  • Yesterday, for two hours, I was at the church of Saint-Phillippe du Roule, and for two hours I prayed most fervently.
  • And Mercedes raised her fine eyes to heaven with so fervent an expression of gratitude, that the count fancied he saw tears in them.
  • Maximilian uttered a cry of delight, and, springing forwards, seized the hand extended towards him, and imprinted on it a fervent and impassioned kiss.
  • Then, while Madame de Saint-Meran remained on her knees, praying fervently, Villefort sent for a cab, and went himself to fetch his wife and daughter from Madame de Morcerf’s.
  • And slowly, though without any hesitation, only waiting to press the count’s hand fervently, he swallowed the mysterious substance offered by Monte Cristo.
  • I am going, sir; and I do not hesitate to say that no prayers will be more fervent than mine.

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