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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • In his regiment Maximilian Morrel was noted for his rigid observance, not only of the obligations imposed on a soldier, but also of the duties of a man; and he thus gained the name of "the stoic."
  • "What do I think?" said Albert, evidently surprised at such a question from his companion; "I think he is a delightful fellow, who does the honors of his table admirably; who has travelled much, read much, is, like Brutus, of the Stoic school, and moreover," added he, sending a volume of smoke up towards the ceiling, "that he has excellent cigars."

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  • She suffered quietly, courageously, with a stoic acceptance of her illness.
  • If she was heart-broken, it didn’t show. I still don’t know if her stoicism is for show or if she really doesn’t allow herself to feel emotion even in private moments.

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