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prostrate
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

9 uses
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Definition
lying down - typically face downward on the ground as in submission
  • One day when I was reproaching him for his unavailing searches, and deploring the prostration of mind that followed them, he looked at me, and, smiling bitterly, opened a volume relating to the History of the City of Rome.
    Chapters 17-18 (74% in)
  • "Thanks, thanks," said Monte Cristo, judging from the steward's utter prostration that he could not stretch the cord further without danger of breaking it.
    Chapters 43-44 (5% in)
  • The Palikares, who were prostrated at my father's feet, now sprang up and fired, and the room was filled with fire and smoke.
    Chapters 77-78 (47% in)
  • Morrel made another step back, staggering, breathless, crushed; then all his strength give way, and he fell prostrate at the feet of Monte Cristo.
    Chapters 105-106 (26% in)
  • I take that God to witness, at whose feet I have prostrated myself daily for the last ten years, that I would have sacrificed my life to you, and with my life the projects that were indissolubly linked with it.
    Chapters 111-112 (87% in)
  • Danglars uttered a cry, and fell prostrate.
    Chapters 115-116 (95% in)
  • Danglars remained prostrate while the count withdrew; when he raised his head he saw disappearing down the passage nothing but a shadow, before which the bandits bowed.
    Chapters 115-116 (97% in)
  • Are you still actuated by the regret which drags the living to the pursuit of death; or are you only suffering from the prostration of fatigue and the weariness of hope deferred?
    Chapter 117 (24% in)
  • Enervated, prostrate, and breathless, he became unconscious of outward objects; he seemed to be entering that vague delirium preceding death.
    Chapter 117 (63% in)

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