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Venetian
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • ’—’Then,’ said the traveller, ’take these two Venetian sequins and give them to your bride, to make herself a pair of earrings.’
  • "Well, we must put up with that," said the countess, who was herself from one of the oldest Venetian families.
  • No; a Venetian.
  • "Ah, to be sure," replied Chateau-Renaud; "the lovely Venetian, is it not?"
  • I do not think that, for he has complained of feeling almost suffocated, and asked why the Venetian blinds were not opened as well as the windows.
  • From the apartments on the ground-floor might be heard the sound of music, with the whirl of the waltz and galop, while brilliant streams of light shone through the openings of the Venetian blinds.
  • —air, liberty, melody of birds, plains of Lombardy, Venetian canals, Roman palaces, the Bay of Naples.
  • The darkness lasted two hours longer; then by degrees a cold light crept through the Venetian blinds, until at length it revealed the objects in the room.
  • Monte Cristo quickly appreciated all that Albert had collected here—old cabinets, Japanese porcelain, Oriental stuffs, Venetian glass, arms from all parts of the world—everything was familiar to him; and at the first glance he recognized their date, their country, and their origin.
  • In a recess was a kind of divan, surmounted with a stand of Arabian swords in silver scabbards, and the handles resplendent with gems; from the ceiling hung a lamp of Venetian glass, of beautiful shape and color, while the feet rested on a Turkey carpet, in which they sunk to the instep; tapestry hung before the door by which Franz had entered, and also in front of another door, leading into a second apartment which seemed to be brilliantly illuminated.

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  • She has a collection of Venetian glass.
  • The Venetians joined with France against the Duke of Milan,
    Nicolo Machiavelli  --  The Prince

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