Thus the Genoese, subtle as he was, was duped by Edmond, in whose favor his mild demeanor, his nautical skill, and his admirable dissimulation, pleaded.
"What a bad calculator you are!" exclaimed Danglars, calling to his assistance all his philosophy and dissimulation.
"Certainly, women alone know how to dissimulate," said Monte Cristo to himself, glancing at Madame Danglars, who was smiling on the procureur, and embracing his wife.
"You then love Haidee?" asked Monte Cristo with an emotion he in vain endeavored to dissimulate.
"Indeed, my dear friend," said Beauchamp first, who had either the most feeling or the least dissimulation, "allow me to congratulate you; this is a very unhoped-for conclusion of a very disagreeable affair."
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Was it confidence or dissimulation that brought such an easy smile?