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  • There was a profound silence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The contract was read during a profound silence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Albert listened with the most profound attention.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The most profound terror reigned throughout the house.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His grief was so profound that he was nearly unconscious.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Faria replied to this sarcasm with a glance of profound contempt.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • After Mercedes had left Monte Cristo, he fell into profound gloom.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Noirtier looked at her with a glance of the most profound scrutiny.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I am profoundly ignorant of all these stock-jobbing intrigues.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The figure advanced towards the bed and appeared to listen with profound attention.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Diavolaccio advanced amidst the most profound silence, and laid Rita at the captain's feet.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Count, with a smile of profound tenderness, extended his hand, and she carried it to her lips.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The king (Don Carlos) has not left Bourges, and the peninsula is in the enjoyment of profound peace.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was a moment's silence, during which one could have fancied the hall empty, so profound was the stillness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "No, excellency; and never shall I forget it," returned Peppino, with an accent of profound gratitude.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …ding to all the rules of art and skill, and of whom justice learns nothing, as was said by a terrible chemist of my acquaintance, the worthy Abbe Adelmonte of Taormina, in Sicily, who has studied these national phenomena very profoundly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "You cannot imagine, mother, how beautiful I think you!" said the young man, impressed with a profound feeling of filial love.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • After continuing some time in profound meditation, the young man suddenly exclaimed, "I have found what you were in search of!"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The doctors open the body and say with an air of profound learning, 'The subject has died of a tumor on the liver, or of typhoid fever!'  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then walking towards Morrel, he took his hand; the tumultuous agitation of the young man was succeeded by a profound stupor.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The clerk continued to write for the next five minutes; the man preserved profound silence, and remained perfectly motionless.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Then," pursued the young man eagerly— "Then," answered the elder prisoner, "the will of God be done!" and as the old man slowly pronounced those words, an air of profound resignation spread itself over his careworn countenance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The two men remained opposite one another, Morrel trembling in every limb, the stranger gazing at him with an air of profound pity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was an impressive silence; Morcerf alone knew not why such profound attention was given to an orator who was not always listened to with so much complacency.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mercedes opened the door of the study and had disappeared before he had recovered from the painful and profound revery into which his thwarted vengeance had plunged him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • During these hours of profound meditation, which to him had seemed only minutes, he had formed a fearful resolution, and bound himself to its fulfilment by a solemn oath.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then, by the gleam of a lamp, similar to that which lighted the columbarium, Albert was to be seen wrapped up in a cloak which one of the bandits had lent him, lying in a corner in profound slumber.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Danglars listened with the most profound attention; he had expected this declaration for the last two or three days, and when at last it came his eyes glistened as much as they had lowered on listening to Morcerf.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When he had gone, Monte Cristo breathed a profound sigh, and said,—"Enough of this poison, let me now seek the antidote."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A freezing politeness, a strict fidelity to government principles, a profound contempt for theories and theorists, a deep-seated hatred of ideality,—these were the elements of private and public life displayed by M. de Villefort.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The dim light, the profound silence, and the gloomy thoughts inspired by the hour, and still more by her own conscience, all combined to produce a sensation of fear; the poisoner was terrified at the contemplation of her own work.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Yes, I understand," was the reply contained in his look; and this look expressed a feeling of strong indignation, mixed with profound contempt.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The judges took their places in the midst of the most profound silence; the jury took their seats; M. de Villefort, the object of unusual attention, and we had almost said of general admiration, sat in the arm-chair and cast a tranquil glance around him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "You remember," said the count, during the most profound silence, "that the unhappy wretch who came to rob me died at my house; the supposition is that he was stabbed by his accomplice, on attempting to leave it."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Oh, I would fight for such a cause; but in return for a slow, profound, eternal torture, I would give back the same, were it possible; an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, as the Orientalists say,—our masters in everything,—those favored creatures who have formed for themselves a life of dreams and a paradise of realities.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Why, he was not altogether forsaken," continued Caderousse, "for Mercedes the Catalan and Monsieur Morrel were very kind to him; but somehow the poor old man had contracted a profound hatred for Fernand—the very person," added Caderousse with a bitter smile, "that you named just now as being one of Dantes' faithful and attached friends."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • What, above all, manifested the shrewdness of the steward, and the profound science of the master, the one in carrying out the ideas of the other, was that this house which appeared only the night before so sad and gloomy, impregnated with that sickly smell one can almost fancy to be the smell of time, had in a single day acquired the aspect of life, was scented with its master's favorite perfumes, and had the very light regulated according to his wish.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …sparkled gloomy fires of misanthropy and hatred; his complexion, so long kept from the sun, had now that pale color which produces, when the features are encircled with black hair, the aristocratic beauty of the man of the north; the profound learning he had acquired had besides diffused over his features a refined intellectual expression; and he had also acquired, being naturally of a goodly stature, that vigor which a frame possesses which has so long concentrated all its…  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Madame,' replied the president, bowing with profound respect, 'allow me to ask one question; it shall be the last: Can you prove the authenticity of what you have now stated?'—'I can, sir,' said Haidee, drawing from under her veil a satin satchel highly perfumed; 'for here is the register of my birth, signed by my father and his principal officers, and that of my baptism, my father having consented to my being brought up in my mother's faith,—this latter has been sealed by the grand…  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "There is not a hope," replied Faria, shaking his head, "but no matter; God wills it that man whom he has created, and in whose heart he has so profoundly rooted the love of life, should do all in his power to preserve that existence, which, however painful it may be, is yet always so dear."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Franz untied it, and in the midst of the most profound silence read: "'Extract from the Report of a meeting of the Bonapartist Club in the Rue Saint-Jacques, held February 5th, 1815.'"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Alas," returned the captain with an accent of the most profound pity, "we ought always to help one another.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Oh, look at me," continued she, with a feeling of profound melancholy, "my eyes no longer dazzle by their brilliancy, for the time has long fled since I used to smile on Edmond Dantes, who anxiously looked out for me from the window of yonder garret, then inhabited by his old father.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Sire," said Villefort, "the suddenness of this event must prove to your majesty that the issue is in the hands of Providence; what your majesty is pleased to attribute to me as profound perspicacity is simply owing to chance, and I have profited by that chance, like a good and devoted servant—that's all.  (not reviewed by editor)

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