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zeal
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • His zeal had procured him advancement, and he was said to be one of the first who had informed the government of the departure from the Island of Elba.
  • The count praised Bertuccio’s zeal, and ordered him to prepare for a speedy departure, as his stay in France would not be prolonged more than a month.
  • Several persons hurried up to M. de Villefort, who sat half bowed over in his chair, offering him consolation, encouragement, and protestations of zeal and sympathy.
  • Julie was at the entrance of the garden, where she was attentively watching Penelon, who, entering with zeal into his profession of gardener, was very busy grafting some Bengal roses.
  • "But"—said Villefort, and then suddenly checking himself, he was silent; then he continued, "Your pardon, sire," he said, bowing, "my zeal carried me away.

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  • She attacks each challenge with zeal.
  • We need someone with both zeal and ability.

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