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plunder
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

11 uses
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Definition
to steal — often after conquering the location with the goods

or:

the goods stolen
  • Not out of my armory, for at Terracina I was plundered even of my hunting-knife.
    Chapters 33-34 (8% in)
  • Faria has dreamed this; the Cardinal Spada buried no treasure here; perhaps he never came here, or if he did, Caesar Borgia, the intrepid adventurer, the stealthy and indefatigable plunderer, has followed him, discovered his traces, pursued them as I have done, raised the stone, and descending before me, has left me nothing.
    Chapters 23-24 (68% in)
  • Now this rock it has met has been a long and narrow boat, manned by six or eight men, who have surprised and plundered it, some dark and stormy night, near some desert and gloomy island, as bandits plunder a carriage in the recesses of a forest.
    Chapters 31-32 (9% in)
  • Now this rock it has met has been a long and narrow boat, manned by six or eight men, who have surprised and plundered it, some dark and stormy night, near some desert and gloomy island, as bandits plunder a carriage in the recesses of a forest.
    Chapters 31-32 (9% in)
  • "But," asked Franz, who lay wrapped in his cloak at the bottom of the boat, "why do not those who have been plundered complain to the French, Sardinian, or Tuscan governments?"
    Chapters 31-32 (10% in)
  • Franz pondered the matter for a few moments, concluded that a man so rich could not have any intention of plundering him of what little he had, and seeing only the prospect of a good supper, accepted.
    Chapters 31-32 (37% in)
  • "Now go," returned Franz, "or I shall go myself and bargain with your affettatore, who is mine also; he is an old friend of mine, who has plundered me pretty well already, and, in the hope of making more out of me, he will take a less price than the one I offer you; you will lose the preference, and that will be your fault."
    Chapters 33-34 (2% in)
  • "What!" cried Albert, whose courage revolted at the idea of being plundered tamely, "not make any resistance!"
    Chapters 33-34 (9% in)
  • "Still," persisted Franz, "I suppose you will allow that such men as Vampa and his band are regular villains, who have no other motive than plunder when they seize your person.
    Chapters 37-38 (93% in)
  • As I entered Nimes, I literally waded in blood; at every step you encountered dead bodies and bands of murderers, who killed, plundered, and burned.
    Chapters 43-44 (28% in)
  • Furnished with this plunder, Andrea leaped with a lighter heart from the window, intending to slip through the hands of the gendarmes.
    Chapters 97-98 (36% in)

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