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The Count of Monte Cristo
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grapple
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • The moccoli, or moccoletti, are candles which vary in size from the pascal taper to the rushlight, and which give to each actor in the great final scene of the Carnival two very serious problems to grapple with,—first, how to keep his own moccoletto alight; and secondly, how to extinguish the moccoletti of others.

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  • I’ve just begun to grapple with the problem.
  • the two men grappled with each other for several minutes

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