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exhort
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

4 uses
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Definition
to urge strongly
  • By all means, be as wise as Nestor and as prudent as Ulysses; I do more than permit, I exhort you.
    Chapters 31-32 (24% in)
  • "Why, this is the way of it," said the minister, with the gravest air in the world: "Napoleon lately had a review, and as two or three of his old veterans expressed a desire to return to France, he gave them their dismissal, and exhorted them to 'serve the good king.'
    Chapters 9-10 (65% in)
  • If she had committed two crimes, I would say, 'Here, M. de Villefort, is a poison that the prisoner is not acquainted with,—one that has no known antidote, quick as thought, rapid as lightning, mortal as the thunderbolt; give her that poison, recommending her soul to God, and save your honor and your life, for it is yours she aims at; and I can picture her approaching your pillow with her hypocritical smiles and her sweet exhortations.
    Chapters 79-80 (87% in)
  • Perhaps it was the Christian exhortations of the abbe, perhaps his kind charity, perhaps his persuasive words, which had restored the courage of Noirtier, for ever since he had conversed with the priest his violent despair had yielded to a calm resignation which surprised all who knew his excessive affection for Valentine.
    Chapters 107-108 (44% in)

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