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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • "Yes, and that’s all settled; only it will be an infamous shame;" and he stretched out his hand to reach the letter.
  • Dantes had always entertained the greatest horror of pirates, who are hung up to the yard-arm; he would not die by what seemed an infamous death.
  • Ah, that would indeed be infamous.
  • Dantes recoiled from the idea of so infamous a death, and passed suddenly from despair to an ardent desire for life and liberty.
  • And, besides, they say that the culprit is an infamous scoundrel, who killed with a log of wood a worthy canon who had brought him up like his own son.
  • He now wished to be amongst them, in order to see some other face besides that of his jailer; he sighed for the galleys, with the infamous costume, the chain, and the brand on the shoulder.
  • What matters really, not only to me, but to officers of justice and the king, is that an innocent man should languish in prison, the victim of an infamous denunciation, to die here cursing his executioners.
  • Yes, if you will not consent to retract that infamous calumny.
  • " "Yes, my mother," said Albert, "I will return, and woe to the infamous wretch!
  • The men are all infamous, and I am happy to be able now to do more than detest them—I despise them.
  • ůmy father having consented to my being brought up in my mother’s faith,—this latter has been sealed by the grand primate of Macedonia and Epirus; and lastly (and perhaps the most important), the record of the sale of my person and that of my mother to the Armenian merchant El-Kobbir, by the French officer, who, in his infamous bargain with the Porte, had reserved as his part of the booty the wife and daughter of his benefactor, whom he sold for the sum of four hundred thousand francs.’
  • "Well, then, wretches," cried Danglars, "I will defy your infamous calculations—I would rather die at once!

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  • He is one of Chicago’s most infamous mobsters.
  • She now serves in Haiti’s poorest and most infamous neighborhood.

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