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The Count of Monte Cristo
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Nearly four years had passed away; at the end of the second he had ceased to mark the lapse of time.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • An unhappy lapse of fortune and the absence of my protector have cast me down, certainly, but not forever.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • While we wait, time will be progressing, events will succeed each other; things which in the evening look dark and obscure, appear but too clearly in the light of morning, and sometimes the utterance of one word, or the lapse of a single day, will reveal the most cruel calumnies.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: after the lapse of many hours
as in: a lapse in judgement
as in: allowed the policy to lapse
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