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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • I am inclined to think so.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Their demand was fair, and the chief inclined his head in sign of acquiescence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The latter rose and bowed to the countess, who inclined herself without speaking.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Monte Cristo inclined himself without answering, but the gesture might pass for assent.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • you know I take but little sleep, and I do not suppose you are very much inclined for it either.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Oh, no; I have seen him eat of everything in Italy; no doubt he does not feel inclined this evening.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His disposition (always inclined to exact concessions rather than to make them) kept him aloof from all friendships.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I am almost inclined to ask you, as though you had experienced death, 'is it painful to die?'  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Danglars suddenly felt a strong inclination to see the person who kept watch over him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • However, the sight of the emerald made them naturally incline to the former belief.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • No, I slept, as I generally do when I am weary without having the courage to amuse myself, or when I am hungry without feeling inclined to eat.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Some time after our rupture, you wished to study music, under the celebrated baritone who made such a successful appearance at the Theatre Italien; at the same time I felt inclined to learn dancing of the danseuse who acquired such a reputation in London.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I smile because there appears to me to be about as much inclination for the consummation of the engagement in question as there is for my own.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But I assure you, mother, I have a strong intention of defending my person, and I never felt half so strong an inclination to live as I do now.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At that instant, the countess perceived Franz, and graciously waved her hand to him, to which he replied by a respectful inclination of the head.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Meaning to say," rejoined Monte Cristo, "that however Thomson & French may be inclined to commit acts of imprudence and folly, the Baron Danglars is not disposed to follow their example."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Such as at the commencement of the repast had not been able to seat themselves according to their inclination rose unceremoniously, and sought out more agreeable companions.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With a slight inclination of the head, Danglars signed to the count to be seated, pointing significantly to a gilded arm-chair, covered with white satin embroidered with gold.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Gentlemen," added the chief, turning towards the young men, "perhaps the offer may not appear very tempting to you; but if you should ever feel inclined to pay me a second visit, wherever I may be, you shall be welcome."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Morrel allowed his hand to fall into that which the count extended to him; then with an inexpressibly sorrowful inclination of the head he quitted the count and bent his steps to the east of the city.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Certainly you give a most commonplace air to your explanation, but it is not the less true that you—Ah, but what do I hear?" and Morcerf inclined his head towards the door, through which sounds seemed to issue resembling those of a guitar.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Do you know," said Franz, "I have a very great inclination to judge for myself of the truth or exaggeration of your eulogies."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I pledge you my honor," returned the count, "that I mean to do as I have said; both inclination and positive necessity compel me to visit Paris."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Handsome, certainly," replied Albert, "but not to my taste, which I confess, inclines to something softer, gentler, and more feminine."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At other times in spite of maternal endearments or threats, I had with a child's caprice been accustomed to indulge my feelings of sorrow or anger by crying as much as I felt inclined; but on this occasion there was an intonation of such extreme terror in my mother's voice when she enjoined me to silence, that I ceased crying as soon as her command was given.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I would offer myself as your surety and friendly adviser," said Monte Cristo, "did I not possess a moral distrust of my best friends, and a sort of inclination to lead others to doubt them too; therefore, in departing from this rule, I should (as the actors say) be playing a part quite out of my line, and should, therefore, run the risk of being hissed, which would be an act of folly."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He did not then think of the Carnival, for in spite of his condescension and touching kindness, one cannot incline one's self without awe before the venerable and noble old man called Gregory XVI.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Well, Albert," said Franz, "do you feel much inclined to join the revels?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "You now understand, Haidee," said the count, "that from this moment you are absolutely free; that here you exercise unlimited sway, and are at liberty to lay aside or continue the costume of your country, as it may suit your inclination.  (not reviewed by editor)

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