All was useless, the treasure disappeared, and had again reverted to the genii from whom for a moment he had hoped to carry it off.
Now, if I had taken the veil, all this fortune would have descended to my father, and, in reversion, to his son.
The major looked at the count with his large staring eyes, and then took a survey of the apartment, but his gaze almost immediately reverted to the proprietor of the room.
"Very good," resumed Danglars; "now your revenge looks like common-sense, for in no way can it revert to yourself, and the matter will thus work its own way; there is nothing to do now but fold the letter as I am doing, and write upon it, ’To the king’s attorney,’ and that’s all settled."
That will account to you for the unreserved manner which you observed between me and Eugenie, as in speaking of the man whom I could not love, my thoughts involuntarily reverted to him on whom my affections were fixed.
It was considered, that you dead, the fortune would naturally revert to your brother, unless he were disinherited; and besides, the crime appearing useless, it would be folly to commit it.
Mademoiselle de Villefort will share them with you; for I entreat her to give to the poor the immense fortune reverting to her from her father, now a madman, and her brother who died last September with his mother.
"I hastened to you," continued Beauchamp, "to tell you, Albert, that in this changing age, the faults of a father cannot revert upon his children.
"But," said Valentine, timidly, "does all the father’s shame revert upon the son?
"No, count," replied Monte Cristo taking the hand held out to him by the general; "in this instance I may fairly and freely accept your thanks; but you have already tendered them, and fully discharged your debt—if indeed there existed one—and I feel almost mortified to find you still reverting to the subject.
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When registering disapprobation, he always reverted back to her childhood nickname.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
Andie had reverted to her old cheery self after Amy returned.