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The Count of Monte Cristo
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contradict
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Well, never mind that, neighbor Caderousse; it is not worth while to contradict me for such a trifle as that.
  • My story will be accepted, for there is no one left to contradict me.
  • Barrois acknowledged no master but Noirtier, and never allowed his desires in any way to be contradicted.
  • Debray rose, smiling, and was about to contradict the baroness upon this latter point, when the door opened suddenly.
  • But as if to contradict his statement, at that instant a violent clap of thunder seemed to shake the house to its very foundation, while a sudden gust of wind, mingled with rain, extinguished the lamp he held in his hand.
  • And this is the more strange, since the least contradiction keeps him awake all night.
  • You insist on my contradicting the article relating to General Fernand, an article with which, I assure you on my word of honor, I had nothing whatever to do?
  • I repeat that I am determined to have the announcement of yesterday contradicted.
  • No; but the connection will be seen by others, and therefore I will have the article contradicted.
  • Her eyes, however, betrayed that perfect confidence which contradicted the girlish simplicity of this modest attire.
  • My dear Beauchamp, I wish you to contradict this statement.
  • "In the meanwhile," continued the magistrate, "our codes are in full force, with all their contradictory enactments derived from Gallic customs, Roman laws, and Frank usages; the knowledge of all which, you will agree, is not to be acquired without extended labor; it needs tedious study to acquire this knowledge, and, when acquired, a strong power of brain to retain it."
  • The article was not inserted by me—I was not even aware of it; but you have, by the step you have taken, called my attention to the paragraph in question, and it will remain until it shall be either contradicted or confirmed by some one who has a right to do so.

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  • Does the sentence contradict the main claim of the essay?
  • Does the sentence contradict what is said in the previous paragraph?

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