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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • The stranger thus presenting himself was probably a person who, like Franz, preferred the enjoyment of solitude and his own thoughts to the frivolous gabble of the guides.
  • No, my life has been passed in frivolity; I wish to forget it myself.
  • Marseilles is filled with half-pay officers, who are daily, under one frivolous pretext or other, getting up quarrels with the royalists; from hence arise continual and fatal duels among the higher classes of persons, and assassinations in the lower.
  • Certainly, in the eyes of an artist, the exact and strict costume of Teresa had a very different character from that of Carmela and her companions; and Teresa was frivolous and coquettish, and thus the embroidery and muslins, the cashmere waist-girdles, all dazzled her, and the reflection of sapphires and diamonds almost turned her giddy brain.
  • You no more deceive me with that false calmness than I impose upon you with my frivolous solicitude.

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  • Instead of helping, her remarks were frivolous.
  • a frivolous young man

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