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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • A handful of confetti that came from a neighboring carriage, and which, while it covered Morcerf and his two companions with dust, pricked his neck and that portion of his face uncovered by his mask like a hundred pins, incited him to join in the general combat, in which all the masks around him were engaged.
  • At each previous visit he had made to Rome, he had solicited and obtained the same favor; and incited as much by a religious feeling as by gratitude, he was unwilling to quit the capital of the Christian world without laying his respectful homage at the feet of one of St. Peter’s successors who has set the rare example of all the virtues.
  • The third proceeded to barricade the doors and windows, then returned, and the three united in stifling the cries of terror incited by the sight of these preparations, and then dragged Assunta feet foremost towards the brazier, expecting to wring from her an avowal of where her supposed treasure was secreted.

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  • Murder, assault, escape, possession of a weapon, inciting a riot, drug possession, and one perfect catch-all: "conduct which disrupts or interferes with the orderly running of the institution or the BOP."
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • "I take it you won’t be saying anything that will incite me to give you trouble this semester, Mr. Mulligan?"
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless

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