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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Certainly; it being at the same time perfectly understood that he should have been duly fortified against the poison to which he had not been accustomed.
  • "Now," said Monte Cristo, "that you have fortified yourself against all painful excitement, prepare yourself, my dear M. Cavalcanti, to meet your lost Andrea."
  • The more must you fortify yourself, Albert.
  • He has been fortifying you, his beloved child, against the fatal effects of the poison, which has failed because your system was already impregnated with it.
  • Compiegne, that royal residence and fortified town, is well furnished with authorities, gendarmes, and commissaries of police; they therefore began operations as soon as the telegraphic despatch arrived, and the Bell and Bottle being the best-known hotel in the town, they had naturally directed their first inquiries there.
  • Andrea, who had often stayed there in his rides about Paris, recollected the Bell and Bottle inn; he turned around, saw the sign by the light of a reflected lamp, and having dismissed the child, giving him all the small coin he had about him, he began knocking at the door, very reasonably concluding that having now three or four hours before him he had best fortify himself against the fatigues of the morrow by a sound sleep and a good supper.

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