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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • It is you who, with that mandate, obtained the pasha's ring, which gave you authority over Selim, the fire-keeper!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is you who, sent by him to Constantinople, to treat with the emperor for the life or death of your benefactor, brought back a false mandate granting full pardon!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On entering his house, he met Morrel, who wandered about like a ghost awaiting the heavenly mandate for return to the tomb.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The above-mentioned purchase was made on his highness's account, whose mandate I had, for the sum of four hundred thousand francs.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And this time the tone and manner in which the command was given, betokened such growing hostility that the two young men perceived, for the first time, that the mandate was addressed to them.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: the election gave her a mandate
as in: a legal mandate
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