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used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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fairy tales:  a frightening giant — especially one who likes to eat people


an evil, hideous, and frightening person
  • "Has the Corsican ogre broken loose?" cried a third.
    Chapters 9-10 (2% in)
  • The Corsican Ogre.
    Chapters 11-12 (0% in)
  • "Say this to him: 'Sire, you are deceived as to the feeling in France, as to the opinions of the towns, and the prejudices of the army; he whom in Paris you call the Corsican ogre, who at Nevers is styled the usurper, is already saluted as Bonaparte at Lyons, and emperor at Grenoble.
    Chapters 11-12 (91% in)
  • "Ah, ha," cried Danglars, "this fellow is more like an ogre than anything else; however, I am rather too old and tough to be very good eating!"
    Chapters 115-116 (13% in)
  • We see that Danglars was collected enough to jest; at the same time, as though to disprove the ogreish propensities, the man took some black bread, cheese, and onions from his wallet, which he began devouring voraciously.
    Chapters 115-116 (14% in)

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