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colleague
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

12 uses
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Definition
fellow worker — especially in a respected profession such as teaching, medicine, or law
  • "Yes," said Monte Cristo "I perfectly recollect him; I think he was your colleague."
    Chapters 43-44 (73% in)
  • As the count's title sounded on his ear he rose, and addressing his colleagues, who were members of one or the other Chamber, he said,—"Gentlemen, pardon me for leaving you so abruptly; but a most ridiculous circumstance has occurred, which is this,—Thomson & French, the Roman bankers, have sent to me a certain person calling himself the Count of Monte Cristo, and have given him an unlimited credit with me.
    Chapters 45-46 (73% in)
  • But besides all this, in order that the instrument may not be contested, I am anxious to give it the greatest possible authenticity, therefore, one of my colleagues will help me, and, contrary to custom, will assist in the dictation of the testament.
    Chapters 59-60 (20% in)
  • They had formed a circle round the invalid; the second notary was sitting at a table, prepared for writing, and his colleague was standing before the testator in the act of interrogating him on the subject to which we have alluded.
    Chapters 59-60 (24% in)
  • The first notary handed over each note, as he examined it, to his colleague.
    Chapters 59-60 (27% in)
  • He is a colleague of the count, and one of the most active opponents to the idea of providing the Chamber of Peers with a uniform.
    Chapters 69-70 (83% in)
  • Every one had arrived almost before the usual hour, and was conversing on the melancholy event which was to attract the attention of the public towards one of their most illustrious colleagues.
    Chapters 85-86 (50% in)
  • The Count of Morcerf was no favorite with his colleagues.
    Chapters 85-86 (50% in)
  • He arrived at his usual hour, with a proud look and insolent demeanor; he alighted, passed through the corridors, and entered the house without observing the hesitation of the door-keepers or the coolness of his colleagues.
    Chapters 85-86 (52% in)
  • Oh, that I could, instead of taking up this defence, shed my last drop of blood to prove to my noble colleagues that I am their equal in worth.
    Chapters 85-86 (58% in)
  • He is, doubtless, come to prove the perfect innocence of our colleague.
    Chapters 85-86 (72% in)
  • His colleagues looked at him, and doubtless pitied his prospects, blighted under the perfumed breath of a woman.
    Chapters 85-86 (90% in)

There are no more uses of "colleague" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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