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bankrupt
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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bankrupt
Used in
The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • I am only annoyed about a bankrupt of Trieste.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "It looks more like bankruptcy!" exclaimed M. de Boville despairingly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was no longer any doubt, the bankrupt was in the hands of Roman banditti.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • What subject of meditation could present itself to the banker, so fortunately become bankrupt?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Instead of living the retired baker, you might live as a bankrupt, using his privileges; that would be very good.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That deposit may be at any moment withdrawn, and if I had employed it for another purpose, I should bring on me a disgraceful bankruptcy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If I live, all would be changed; if I live, interest would be converted into doubt, pity into hostility; if I live I am only a man who his broken his word, failed in his engagements—in fact, only a bankrupt.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Why, if to-day before eleven o'clock your father has not found someone who will come to his aid, he will be compelled at twelve o'clock to declare himself a bankrupt.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The world will think you abandoned and poor, for the wife of a bankrupt would never be forgiven, were she to keep up an appearance of opulence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • We will leave the banker contemplating the enormous magnitude of his debt before the phantom of bankruptcy, and follow the baroness, who after being momentarily crushed under the weight of the blow which had struck her, had gone to seek her usual adviser, Lucien Debray.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …orming a capital of about fifty millions; finally, I call those third-rate fortunes, which are composed of a fluctuating capital, dependent upon the will of others, or upon chances which a bankruptcy involves or a false telegram shakes, such as banks, speculations of the day—in fact, all operations under the influence of greater or less mischances, the whole bringing in a real or fictitious capital of about fifteen millions.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Unfortunately," said Monte Cristo, "one's title to a millionaire does not last for life, like that of baron, peer of France, or Academician; for example, the millionaires Franck & Poulmann, of Frankfort, who have just become bankrupts."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • M. Debray has made me lose 700,000 francs; let him bear his share of the loss, and we will go on as before; if not, let him become bankrupt for the 250,000 livres, and do as all bankrupts do—disappear.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • M. Debray has made me lose 700,000 francs; let him bear his share of the loss, and we will go on as before; if not, let him become bankrupt for the 250,000 livres, and do as all bankrupts do—disappear.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Impossible!" said Chateau-Renaud; "only ten days after the flight of her daughter, and three days from the bankruptcy of her husband?"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Yes," continued Caderousse, "so it is; after five and twenty years of labor, after having acquired a most honorable name in the trade of Marseilles, M. Morrel is utterly ruined; he has lost five ships in two years, has suffered by the bankruptcy of three large houses, and his only hope now is in that very Pharaon which poor Dantes commanded, and which is expected from the Indies with a cargo of cochineal and indigo.  (not reviewed by editor)

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