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torrent
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

5 uses
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Definition
an overwhelming amount — especially of quickly moving water
  • A torrent, whose bed was dry, led into a deep gorge.
    Chapters 33-34 (46% in)
  • Meanwhile, by a cleft between two walls of rock, following a path worn by a torrent, and which, in all human probability, human foot had never before trod, Dantes approached the spot where he supposed the grottos must have existed.
    Chapters 23-24 (27% in)
  • Immediately, without any other signal, the carriages moved on, flowing on towards the Corso, down all the streets, like torrents pent up for a while, which again flow into the parent river; and the immense stream again continued its course between its two granite banks.
    Chapters 35-36 (95% in)
  • And Monte Cristo accompanied these words by the gift of two gold pieces, which produced a torrent of thanks and blessings from the concierge.
    Chapters 43-44 (6% in)
  • I think it is time to stop this torrent of mortality.
    Chapters 79-80 (68% in)

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