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The Three Musketeers


For Stacey there was The Count of Monte Cristo; for me, The Three Musketeers; and for Christopher-John and Little Man, two different volumes of Aesop’s Fables.
Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  Dumas’ popular historical adventure tale in which D’Artagnan and "The Three Musketeers" fight "One for all, and all for one." (1844)
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Strongly Associated with:   Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • For Stacey there was The Count of Monte Cristo; for me, The Three Musketeers; and for Christopher-John and Little Man, two different volumes of Aesop’s Fables.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • In our alley they were known as "the three musketeers" because they were always together.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • She has read Around the World in Eighty Days until the Braille is soft and fraying; for this year’s birthday, her father has bought her an even fatter book: Dumas’s The Three Musketeers.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Everything I knew about swords came from reading books—the history of Alexander the Great, The Three Musketeers—as if that could help!
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid

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  • They called themselves ’The Three Musketeers.’
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • He had thought about being a Soldier of Fortune, after reading The Three Musketeers.
    Judith Guest  --  Ordinary People
  • Reading ’King Arthur’ and ’The Three Musketeers’, and Burroughs wonderful Mars stories—But every kid does that.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • Rod had enjoyed such stories but did not apply them to himself any more than he considered personally the sword play of The Three Musketeers; nevertheless, he knew what "boxing" meant— they folded their hands and struck certain restricted blows with fists.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky
  • That evening the three Musketeers were informed of the honor accorded them.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • It’s kind of famous because they filmed a movie there once, a movie about the three Musketeers.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries

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  • To the crowds, the boys were like the Three Musketeers.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • She put an arm tightly around each of them and felt gratitude and pleasure, in the firmness and warmth of their moving bodies, and they walked three abreast (like bosom friends, it occurred to her, the three Musketeers) to the nearest chair; and she could see Andrew twist it towards her with his outstretched left hand, and between them, slowly, they let her down into it, and then she could see only her aunt’s face, leaning deep above her, very large and very close, the eyes at once…
    James Agee  --  A Death in the Family
  • Through the perilous years, like the Three Musketeers, We will stick just as close as can be.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • The Three Musketeers pushed and carried and dragged the college kid all the way back to their own lines, Weary’s story went.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • The three Musketeers therefore did not hesitate to make a step forward.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • An officer was congratulating the Three Musketeers, telling them that he was going to put them in for Bronze Stars.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • At the moment he opened the door, the three Musketeers and d’Artagnan, conducted by La Chesnaye, appeared at the top of the staircase.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Is there some way you can fix it so nobody will ever break up the Three Musketeers?
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • On their side, the three Musketeers were much attached to their young comrade.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • When he gets out of this, by God, he’s gonna owe his life to the Three Musketeers.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • ’So what do the Three Musketeers do now?’ he said.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • So Roland Weary was the last of the Three Musketeers.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Besides, nobody came thither but the three Musketeers; they had all been engaged in earnest search and inquiries, but had discovered nothing.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • "Agreed!" shouted the three Musketeers in chorus.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • "Well!" cried the three Musketeers all together, on seeing d’Artagnan enter with his brow covered with perspiration and his countenance upset with anger.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Provincial diffidence, that slight varnish, the ephemeral flower, that down of the peach, had evaporated to the winds through the little orthodox counsels which the three Musketeers gave their friend.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • "On our account?" said the three Musketeers.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • D’Artagnan rushed toward the refreshment room, the three Musketeers and the two Guards following him.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • D’Artagnan returned to less important affairs, and the three Musketeers repaired to the king’s quarters, where they had to prepare their lodging.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Weary, in his nearly continuous delirium, told again and again of the Three Musketeers, acknowledged that he was dying, gave many messages to be delivered to his family in Pittsburgh.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • When the young Guardsman and the three Musketeers were without witnesses, they looked at one another with an air which plainly expressed that each of them perceived the gravity of their situation.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • He was back in the forest in Luxembourg again-with the Three Musketeers.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • The three Musketeers bowed to the necks of their horses.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Ten paces from the door the cardinal made a sign to his esquire and the three Musketeers to halt.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • The cardinal alighted; the three Musketeers did likewise.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • The cardinal threw the bridle of his horse to his esquire; the three Musketeers fastened the horses to the shutters.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • That was the question the three Musketeers put to one another.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Lord de Winter and the three Musketeers looked at one another inquiringly.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • That same evening M. de Treville announced this good news to the three Musketeers and d’Artagnan, inviting all four to breakfast with him next morning.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • He dilated upon the piety and heroism of ’The Three Musketeers,’ portrayed, in the most glowing and impassioned hues, their virtue and magnanimity, the imperishable honor they acquired for themselves, and the great services they rendered to Christianity, It was entirely Billy’s fault that this fighting organization no longer existed, Weary felt, and Billy was going to pay.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • The three Musketeers passed behind his Eminence, who again enveloped his face in his cloak, and put his horse in motion, keeping from eight to ten paces in advance of his four companions.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • On returning in the evening to his quarters at the bridge of La Pierre, the cardinal found, standing before the house he occupied, d’Artagnan, without his sword, and the three Musketeers armed.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • And while the three Musketeers entered the ground floor room, the cardinal, without asking further information, ascended the staircase like a man who has no need of having his road pointed out to him.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • The Englishman, delighted at having to do with a gentleman of such a kind disposition, pressed d’Artagnan in his arms, and paid a thousand compliments to the three Musketeers, and as Porthos’s adversary was already installed in the carriage, and as Aramis’s had taken to his heels, they had nothing to think about but the dead.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • That we are not able to say; but at all events, we have seen, by the anterior developments of this story, that Buckingham had the advantage over him, and in two or three circumstances, particularly that of the diamond studs, had, thanks to the devotedness of the three Musketeers and the courage and conduct of d’Artagnan, cruelly mystified him.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
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