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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • He resolved, therefore, to let things take their course without making any direct overture to the count.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Morcerf, usually so stiff and formal, accosted the banker in an affable and smiling manner, and, feeling sure that the overture he was about make would be well received, he did not consider it necessary to adopt any manoeuvres in order to gain his end, but went at once straight to the point.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The overture to the second act began; and, at the first sound of the leader's bow across his violin, Franz observed the sleeper slowly arise and approach the Greek girl, who turned around to say a few words to him, and then, leaning forward again on the railing of her box, she became as absorbed as before in what was going on.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: written in the overture
as in: played the William Tell Overture
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