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haggard
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

8 uses
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Definition
showing the wearing effects of overwork or suffering
  • Suddenly a light passed over his face, a smile played round his set mouth, and his haggard eyes were fixed in thought.
    Chapters 7-8 (52% in)
  • The door was closed, but I looked through the keyhole, and saw him so pale and haggard, that believing him very ill, I went and told M. Morrel and then ran on to Mercedes.
    Chapters 27-28 (14% in)
  • But he who was addressed stood there, stupefied, bewildered, stunned; his haggard eyes glanced around, as if in search of the traces of some terrible event, and with his clinched hands he seemed striving to shut out horrible recollections.
    Chapters 43-44 (8% in)
  • By this time his haggard eyes had the appearance of being ready to start from their sockets; his head fell back, and the lower extremities of the body began to stiffen.
    Chapters 79-80 (25% in)
  • Villefort said nothing, but he clasped his hands, opened his haggard eyes, and, overcome with his emotion, sank into a chair.
    Chapters 79-80 (67% in)
  • "The Abbe Busoni!" repeated Caderousse, fixing his haggard gaze on the count.
    Chapters 81-82 (80% in)
  • On this paved yard are to be seen,—pacing to and fro from morning till night, pale, careworn, and haggard, like so many shadows,—the men whom justice holds beneath the steel she is sharpening.
    Chapters 107-108 (3% in)
  • "It is the face of the Count of Monte Cristo!" exclaimed the procureur, with a haggard expression.
    Chapters 111-112 (27% in)

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