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inscribe
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

12 uses
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Definition
to write
in various senses, including:
  • to write, carve, or etch words onto something's surface — as in "The names of the major donors will be inscribed on the front wall."
  • to write a signed message and/or signature — as in "She inscribed the book with the message:  I know this story will speak to your heart. Love Emma"
  • to write down something when adding it to a list — as in "Their names were inscribed in the register of at Ellis Island."
  • "I have looked at it with all possible attention," said Dantes, "and I only see a half-burnt paper, on which are traces of Gothic characters inscribed with a peculiar kind of ink."
    Chapters 17-18 (64% in)
  • Having obtained the address of the person to whom the house in the Allees de Meillan belonged, Dantes next proceeded thither, and, under the name of Lord Wilmore (the name and title inscribed on his passport), purchased the small dwelling for the sum of twenty-five thousand francs, at least ten thousand more than it was worth; but had its owner asked half a million, it would unhesitatingly have been given.
    Chapters 25-26 (33% in)
  • "That is it precisely, Signor Aladdin; it is hashish—the purest and most unadulterated hashish of Alexandria,—the hashish of Abou-Gor, the celebrated maker, the only man, the man to whom there should be built a palace, inscribed with these words, 'A grateful world to the dealer in happiness.'
    Chapters 31-32 (65% in)
  • I am (as you have said) the Count Andrea Cavalcanti, son of Major Bartolomeo Cavalcanti, a descendant of the Cavalcanti whose names are inscribed in the golden book at Florence.
    Chapters 55-56 (50% in)
  • He then called for his horses, drove to the Chamber, and inscribed his name to speak against the budget.
    Chapters 65-66 (53% in)
  • It is a fine name to inscribe on my ledgers, and my cashier was quite proud of it when I explained to him who the Cavalcanti were.
    Chapters 65-66 (86% in)
  • 'What do you want?' said my father to some people who were holding a paper inscribed with characters of gold.
    Chapters 77-78 (47% in)
  • They were surrounded by a crowd of people, who opened a way for us to pass, when suddenly my mother, having looked closely at an object which was attracting their attention, uttered a piercing cry and fell to the ground, pointing as she did so to a head which was placed over the gates, and beneath which were inscribed these words: " 'This is the head of Ali Tepelini Pasha of Yanina.'
    Chapters 77-78 (52% in)
  • While he was thus agitated by gloomy uncertainties,—wretched waking dreams of grief,—the first rays of morning pierced his windows, and shone upon the pale blue paper on which he had just inscribed his justification of providence.
    Chapters 89-90 (52% in)
  • On the front of the monument was inscribed: "The families of Saint-Meran and Villefort," for such had been the last wish expressed by poor Renee, Valentine's mother.
    Chapters 105-106 (1% in)
  • On the other side of the dungeon he perceived an inscription, the white letters of which were still visible on the green wall.
    Chapters 113-114 (28% in)
  • Two large slabs of marble, on which were inscribed their names, were placed on either side of a little enclosure, railed in, and shaded by four cypress-trees.
    Chapters 113-114 (42% in)

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

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