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  • "But it must have vexed M. Morrel, good, worthy man," said Caderousse.
  • "Ah," cried Albert, "it is very lucky that M. Morrel comes to aid me; you are vexed, are you not, that he thus gives a clew to the labyrinth?"
  • "Come, Hermine," he said, after a short time, "answer candidly,—something vexes you—is it not so?"
  • They have vexed you, and you are angry?
  • You will find your horses in bad condition, from the results of this accident; they seem thoroughly stupefied, as if sulky and vexed at having been conquered by man.
  • Then why are you still vexed and grieved?
  • The eyes repeated several times, "No, no, no." "Then you are vexed with the engagement?"
  • Some one has vexed you; I will allow no one to annoy you.
  • "Well, listen," said Valentine, throwing herself on her knees, and putting her arm round her grandfather’s neck, "I am vexed, too, for I do not love M. Franz d’Epinay."
  • You are irritated and vexed—tell me how this Fernand is related to you?
  • "It is not so much the loss of the money that vexes me," said Villefort, "though, after all, 900,000 francs are worth regretting; but I am the more annoyed with this fate, chance, or whatever you please to call the power which has destroyed my hopes and my fortune, and may blast the prospects of my child also, as it is all occasioned by an old man relapsed into second childhood."

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