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partisan
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

6 uses
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Definition
someone or an adjective describing someone who strongly supports a person, group, or idea
  • Still, marquise, it has been so with other usurpers—Cromwell, for instance, who was not half so bad as Napoleon, had his partisans and advocates.
    Chapters 5-6 (68% in)
  • Napoleon, in the Island of Elba, is too near France, and his proximity keeps up the hopes of his partisans.
    Chapters 5-6 (74% in)
  • "Well," said the marquise, "it seems probable that, by the aid of the Holy Alliance, we shall be rid of Napoleon; and we must trust to the vigilance of M. de Villefort to purify Marseilles of his partisans.
    Chapters 5-6 (77% in)
  • Owing to this change, the worthy shipowner became at that moment—we will not say all powerful, because Morrel was a prudent and rather a timid man, so much so, that many of the most zealous partisans of Bonaparte accused him of "moderation"—but sufficiently influential to make a demand in favor of Dantes.
    Chapters 13-14 (6% in)
  • If we are to judge by all the vengeance that the followers of the usurper exercised on the partisans of the king, when, in their turn, they were in power, your brother would be to-day, in all probability, condemned to death.
    Chapters 43-44 (32% in)
  • "Not that I am aware of," replied the young man, "unless, indeed, any ill-feeling might have arisen from their being of opposite parties—your father was, as you know, a zealous partisan of the Bourbons, while mine was wholly devoted to the emperor; there could not possibly be any other difference between them.
    Chapters 51-52 (33% in)

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