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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • —that this house, which his remained uninhabited for twenty years, must have some gloomy tradition or dreadful legend connected with it.
  • His drawing-room, under the regenerating influence of a young wife and a daughter by his first marriage, scarcely eighteen, was still one of the well-regulated Paris salons where the worship of traditional customs and the observance of rigid etiquette were carefully maintained.
  • "Are there any stories connected with this prison besides the one relating to the poisoning of Mirabeau?" asked the count; "are there any traditions respecting these dismal abodes,—in which it is difficult to believe men can ever have imprisoned their fellow-creatures?"

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  • My family’s Thanksgiving tradition is to gather together and eat turkey.
  • I want to have a traditional wedding ceremony compete with bridesmaids and a white dress.

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