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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Faria, who for so long a time had kept silence as to the treasure, now perpetually talked of it.
  • The very madness of the Abbe Faria, gone mad in prison, condemned him to perpetual captivity.
  • They were thus perpetually employed,—Faria, that he might not see himself grow old; Dantes, for fear of recalling the almost extinct past which now only floated in his memory like a distant light wandering in the night.
  • However, as if fate resolved on depriving the prisoners of their last chance, and making them understand that they were condemned to perpetual imprisonment, a new misfortune befell them; the gallery on the sea side, which had long been in ruins, was rebuilt.
  • The southern districts were ill-watched in particular, in consequence of the disturbances that were perpetually breaking out in Avignon, Nimes, or Uzes.
  • He was very well known to the customs officers of the coast; and as there was between these worthies and himself a perpetual battle of wits, he had at first thought that Dantes might be an emissary of these industrious guardians of rights and duties, who perhaps employed this ingenious means of learning some of the secrets of his trade.
  • But as this dream cannot be realized, since Mademoiselle Danglars must become my lawful wife, live perpetually with me, sing to me, compose verses and music within ten paces of me, and that for my whole life, it frightens me.
  • The coward who feared death rejoiced at perpetual disgrace; for like all galley-slaves, you said, ’I may escape from prison, I cannot from the grave.’
  • I do not then see why, without real necessity, I should encumber my life with a perpetual companion.
  • I hid myself in the one nearest to the path Villefort must take, and scarcely was I there when, amidst the gusts of wind, I fancied I heard groans; but you know, or rather you do not know, your excellency, that he who is about to commit an assassination fancies that he hears low cries perpetually ringing in his ears.

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  • A perpetual flame burns beside the grave of John F. Kennedy.
  • She complains perpetually.

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