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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Caderousse was, like Fernand, enrolled in the army, but, being married and eight years older, he was merely sent to the frontier.
  • Fernand was enrolled in the active troop, went to the frontier with his regiment, and was at the battle of Ligny.

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  • The old patron, who was obliged to sail in the morning in order to land his cargo on the frontiers of Piedmont and France, between Nice and Frejus, urged Dantes to try and rise.
  • We take him to the other side of the French frontier, and offer him hospitality at Bourges.
  • Your father did not hesitate an instant, and the sum was sent to the frontier of Piedmont, with a passport signed for Italy.
  • To Brussels, if you like; it is the nearest frontier.
  • Once past the frontier, Andrea proposed making money of his diamonds; and by uniting the proceeds to ten bank-notes he always carried about with him in case of accident, he would then find himself possessor of about 50,000 livres, which he philosophically considered as no very deplorable condition after all.
  • …and a hatchet, casting off the lion’s skin to assume that of the woodman; then, with his hands covered with dirt, his hair darkened by means of a leaden comb, his complexion embrowned with a preparation for which one of his old comrades had given him the recipe, he intended, by following the wooded districts, to reach the nearest frontier, walking by night and sleeping in the day in the forests and quarries, and only entering inhabited regions to buy a loaf from time to time.
  • ] The king, Don Carlos, has escaped the vigilance of his guardians at Bourges, and has returned to Spain by the Catalonian frontier.

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as in: the frontier of Tibet Define
an international boundary or a wilderness at the edge of a settled area
as in: the frontier of brain science Define
the most recent understandings and achievements in a changing field
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