To see all instances of the word
used in
The Count of Monte Cristo
please enable javascript.

Used in
The Count of Monte Cristo
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • I cannot endure the modern school of painting.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Danglars did not lose one pang that Fernand endured.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I suffer less because there is in me less strength to endure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If you will only repeat that avowal now and then, I can endure anything.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Yes, I will tell you all; but take away the young man; I cannot endure his presence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Sire, it is fatality!" murmured the minister, feeling that the pressure of circumstances, however light a thing to destiny, was too much for any human strength to endure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This was the young man whom his mother and sister called to their aid to sustain them under the serious trial which they felt they would soon have to endure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I received this morning five millions which I paid away; almost directly afterwards another demand for the same sum was presented to me; I put this creditor off till to-morrow and I intend leaving to-day, to escape that to-morrow, which would be rather too unpleasant for me to endure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The diamond which glittered in the window at Marle's or Fossin's shines with more splendor when it is our own; but if we are compelled to acknowledge the superiority of another, and still must retain the one that is inferior, do you not know what we have to endure?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • M. d'Epinay, to whom I had promised the interest of this sum, shall receive it, even if I endure the most cruel privations.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The war with Spain being ended, Fernand's career was checked by the long peace which seemed likely to endure throughout Europe.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Oh, the wretched hours I have endured—the torture to which I have submitted when I saw the deadly poison poured into your glass, and how I trembled lest you should drink it before I could find time to throw it away!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "And so Mademoiselle Danglars"— "She could not endure the insult offered to us by that wretch, so she asked permission to travel."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Perhaps he will be young, strong, and enduring, like yourself, and will aid you in your escape, while I have been but a hindrance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "They will, no doubt, bleed him; therefore I will retire, for I cannot endure the sight of blood;" and she followed her husband up-stairs.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I am all attention," said Eugenie, looking so earnestly at her father that it was an effort for the latter to endure her unrelenting gaze.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I endured the rain during the day, and the cold during the night tolerably well, but the third morning my horse died of cold.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Ah," said Dantes, "you might well endure the tedious delay; you were constantly employed in the task you set yourself, and when weary with toil, you had your hopes to refresh and encourage you."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Edward endured the accident with miraculous courage—he did not utter a single cry, but fell lifeless into my arms; nor did a tear fall from his eyes after it was over.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Monte Cristo, seeing that the two persons for whom he had prepared this scene could scarcely endure it, and not wishing to carry it too far, said, "Come, gentlemen,—some coffee, we seem to have forgotten it," and he conducted the guests back to the table on the lawn.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ah, Maximilian, that is the very thing that makes you so bold, and which renders me at once so happy and unhappy, that I frequently ask myself whether it is better for me to endure the harshness of my mother-in-law, and her blind preference for her own child, or to be, as I now am, insensible to any pleasure save such as I find in these meetings, so fraught with danger to both.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Debray, who perceived the gathering clouds, and felt no desire to witness the explosion of Madame Danglars' rage, suddenly recollected an appointment, which compelled him to take his leave; while Monte Cristo, unwilling by prolonging his stay to destroy the advantages he hoped to obtain, made a farewell bow and departed, leaving Danglars to endure the angry reproaches of his wife.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As for Fernand himself, he seemed to be enduring the tortures of the damned; unable to rest, he was among the first to quit the table, and, as though seeking to avoid the hilarious mirth that rose in such deafening sounds, he continued, in utter silence, to pace the farther end of the salon.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Sir," said Valentine, at the height of her terror, "you say you endured tortures when you saw the deadly poison poured into my glass; but if you saw this, you must also have seen the person who poured it?"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Two hours afterwards, Madame Danglars received a most flattering epistle from the count, in which he entreated her to receive back her favorite "dappled grays," protesting that he could not endure the idea of making his entry into the Parisian world of fashion with the knowledge that his splendid equipage had been obtained at the price of a lovely woman's regrets.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Albert had never been able to endure the Italian theatres, with their orchestras from which it is impossible to see, and the absence of balconies, or open boxes; all these defects pressed hard on a man who had had his stall at the Bouffes, and had shared a lower box at the Opera.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I understand," replied Fernand, "you can endure your own wretchedness patiently, but you are afraid to share mine.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Come," said Caderousse, wiping his large knife on his apron, "if I did not like you, do you think I should endure the wretched life you lead me?  (not reviewed by editor)

To see samples from other sources, click a sense of the word below:
as in: endure through the ages
as in: endured the pain
To see an overview of word senses, click here.

Go to Book Vocabulary Learn more easily.   Think more clearly.   Express more effectively.