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amass
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

5 uses
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Definition
get or gather together
  • As soon as his engagement with the patron of The Young Amelia ended, he would hire a small vessel on his own account—for in his several voyages he had amassed a hundred piastres—and under some pretext land at the Island of Monte Cristo.
    Chapters 22-23 (93% in)
  • He labored and toiled until he had amassed 250,000 francs; six years sufficed to achieve this object.
    Chapters 49-50 (56% in)
  • And I, doctor—you know a man does not arrive at the post I occupy—one has not been king's attorney twenty-five years without having amassed a tolerable number of enemies; mine are numerous.
    Chapters 73-74 (49% in)
  • I had a betrothed, Albert, a lovely girl whom I adored, and I was bringing to my betrothed a hundred and fifty louis, painfully amassed by ceaseless toil.
    Chapters 91-92 (36% in)
  • "Mercedes," said the count, "I do not say it to blame you, but you made an unnecessary sacrifice in relinquishing the whole of the fortune amassed by M. de Morcerf; half of it at least by right belonged to you, in virtue of your vigilance and economy."
    Chapters 111-112 (96% in)

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