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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • What could you do against a dozen bandits who spring out of some pit, ruin, or aqueduct, and level their pieces at you?
  • He then saw the great aqueducts, those stone phantoms which he had before remarked, only then they were on the right hand, now they were on the left.
  • Now and then a jolt more violent than the rest caused him to open his eyes; then he felt that he was still being carried with great rapidity over the same country, thickly strewn with broken aqueducts, which looked like granite giants petrified while running a race.

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  • a 2000-year-old Roman aqueduct
  • The Owens Valley aqueduct carries water from the Sierras to Los Angeles.

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