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The Count of Monte Cristo
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • You are included in the conscription, Fernand, and are only at liberty on sufferance, liable at any moment to be called upon to take up arms.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "But tell me now, count," exclaimed Albert, delighted at the idea of having to chaperon so distinguished a person as Monte Cristo; "tell me truly whether you are in earnest, or if this project of visiting Paris is merely one of the chimerical and uncertain air castles of which we make so many in the course of our lives, but which, like a house built on the sand, is liable to be blown over by the first puff of wind?"  (not reviewed by editor)

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