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viscount
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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(in various countries) a son or younger brother or a count;
or: a British peer who ranks below an earl and above a baron
  • "I," replied the viscount,—"I saw Castaing executed, but I think I was rather intoxicated that day, for I had quitted college the same morning, and we had passed the previous night at a tavern."
    Chapters 35-36 (20% in)
  • Albert, besides being an elegant, well-looking young man, was also possessed of considerable talent and ability; moreover, he was a viscount—a recently created one, certainly, but in the present day it is not necessary to go as far back as Noah in tracing a descent, and a genealogical tree is equally estimated, whether dated from 1399 or merely 1815; but to crown all these advantages, Albert de Morcerf commanded an income of 50,000 livres, a more than sufficient sum to render him a...
    Chapters 33-34 (68% in)
  • The curtain at length fell on the performances, to the infinite satisfaction of the Viscount of Morcerf, who seized his hat, rapidly passed his fingers through his hair, arranged his cravat and wristbands, and signified to Franz that he was waiting for him to lead the way.
    Chapters 33-34 (74% in)
  • Franz presented Albert as one of the most distinguished young men of the day, both as regarded his position in society and extraordinary talents; nor did he say more than the truth, for in Paris and the circle in which the viscount moved, he was looked upon and cited as a model of perfection.
    Chapters 33-34 (75% in)
  • "Your excellency," he said, "the master of the Hotel de Londres has sent to let you know that a man is waiting for you with a letter from the Viscount of Morcerf."
    Chapters 37-38 (9% in)
  • "A letter from the viscount!" exclaimed Franz.
    Chapters 37-38 (9% in)
  • "Are not you the person who brought me a letter," inquired Franz, "from the Viscount of Morcerf?"
    Chapters 37-38 (12% in)
  • Your excellency is the travelling companion of the viscount?
    Chapters 37-38 (12% in)
  • "How did the Viscount Albert fall into Luigi's hands?"
    Chapters 37-38 (27% in)
  • "But," said Franz, looking round him uneasily, "where is the Viscount?
    Chapters 37-38 (53% in)
  • "Madame," said the Viscount of Morcerf, advancing towards the countess, "yesterday you were so condescending as to promise me a galop; I am rather late in claiming this gracious promise, but here is my friend, whose character for veracity you well know, and he will assure you the delay arose from no fault of mine."
    Chapters 37-38 (65% in)
  • "Well," said Franz with a sigh, "do as you please my dear viscount, for your arguments are beyond my powers of refutation.
    Chapters 37-38 (98% in)
  • It was easy to discover that the delicate care of a mother, unwilling to part from her son, and yet aware that a young man of the viscount's age required the full exercise of his liberty, had chosen this habitation for Albert.
    Chapters 39-40 (2% in)
  • The Viscount of Morcerf can only wed a marchioness.
    Chapters 39-40 (29% in)
  • Salute my hero, viscount.
    Chapters 39-40 (31% in)
  • "No," said Monte Cristo; "I told you I did not wish to be behind my time; I dressed myself in the carriage, and descended at the viscount's door."
    Chapters 39-40 (94% in)
  • "You have there a most charming mistress, viscount," said the count in a perfectly calm tone; "and this costume—a ball costume, doubtless—becomes her admirably."
    Chapters 41-42 (10% in)
  • As for you, viscount," continued Monte Cristo to Morcerf, "you are more fortunate than the government, for your arms are really beautiful, and speak to the imagination.
    Chapters 41-42 (23% in)
  • "Ah, here is my mother," cried the viscount.
    Chapters 41-42 (41% in)
  • "Are you ill, mother?" cried the viscount, springing towards her.
    Chapters 41-42 (42% in)
  • "A thousand thanks for your kindness, viscount," returned the Count of Monte Cristo "but I suppose that M. Bertuccio has suitably employed the four hours and a half I have given him, and that I shall find a carriage of some sort ready at the door."
    Chapters 41-42 (49% in)
  • "Take these flowers into the anteroom or dressing-room," said the viscount; "they make the countess ill."
    Chapters 41-42 (58% in)
  • Ah, ha, you are acquainted with the young viscount, are you?
    Chapters 45-46 (99% in)
  • "Ha, ha," said Chateau-Renaud, "here comes some friends of yours, viscount!
    Chapters 53-54 (10% in)
  • For an instant the idea struck Madame Danglars that this eagerness on the part of the young viscount arose from his impatience to join her party, and she whispered her expectations to her daughter, that Albert was hurrying to pay his respects to them.
    Chapters 53-54 (18% in)
  • Excessively; only imagine—but do tell me, viscount, whether you really are acquainted with it or no?
    Chapters 53-54 (21% in)
  • So, my dear viscount, whenever you wish to be regaled with music come and sup with me.
    Chapters 53-54 (49% in)
  • No, no, I wish to do away with that mysterious reputation that you have given me, my dear viscount; it is tiresome to be always acting Manfred.
    Chapters 53-54 (89% in)
  • Then there is his son, Andrea, a charming young man, about your own age, viscount, bearing the same title as yourself, and who is making his entry into the Parisian world, aided by his father's millions.
    Chapters 53-54 (90% in)
  • You are difficult to please, viscount.
    Chapters 67-68 (75% in)
  • "I?" said Monte Cristo; "my dear Viscount, how have you discovered that I did not like M. Franz!
    Chapters 67-68 (81% in)
  • Doubtless, my dear viscount, you will not be taken by force; and seriously, do you wish to break off your engagement?
    Chapters 67-68 (85% in)
  • I do not know him, viscount.
    Chapters 67-68 (89% in)
  • "I only mean that the count seems the rage," replied the viscount, smiling, "and that you are the seventeenth person that has asked me the same question.
    Chapters 69-70 (59% in)
  • "Bravo, Viscount," said Monte Cristo, smiling; "you are a delightful cicerone.
    Chapters 69-70 (85% in)
  • I am not like you, viscount; you like your title, do you not?
    Chapters 69-70 (86% in)
  • My dear viscount, you are dreadfully impertinent.
    Chapters 75-76 (98% in)
  • Ah, no joking, viscount, if you please; I do not patronize M. Andrea—at least, not as concerns M. Danglars.
    Chapters 77-78 (1% in)
  • You are mistaken, my dear viscount.
    Chapters 77-78 (2% in)
  • "Ma foi, my dear viscount, you are fated to hear music this evening; you have only escaped from Mademoiselle Danglars' piano, to be attacked by Haidee's guzla."
    Chapters 77-78 (7% in)
  • The fortune of war, my dear viscount,—the caprice of fortune; that is the way in which these things are to be accounted for.
    Chapters 77-78 (9% in)
  • As regards the generality of mankind it is; but not for you, my dear viscount, who are one of my most intimate friends, and on whose silence I feel I may rely, if I consider it necessary to enjoin it—may I not do so?
    Chapters 77-78 (9% in)
  • Enough, viscount; you will remember those two vows, will you not?
    Chapters 77-78 (12% in)
  • "It is from no personal ill-feeling towards the viscount, that is all I can say, sir," replied Danglars, who resumed his insolent manner as soon as he perceived that Morcerf was a little softened and calmed down.
    Chapters 77-78 (70% in)
  • "What would you have, my dear viscount?" said Monte Cristo, wiping his hands on the towel which Ali had brought him; "I must occupy my leisure moments in some way or other.
    Chapters 77-78 (80% in)
  • Oh, my dear viscount, do talk reason!
    Chapters 77-78 (81% in)
  • "My dear viscount," said Monte Cristo gravely, "you must have seen before to-day that at all times and in all places I have been at your disposal, but the service which you have just demanded of me is one which it is out of my power to render you."
    Chapters 77-78 (88% in)
  • Permit me to remind you that you are not in the Chamber, my dear Viscount.
    Chapters 77-78 (92% in)
  • "Well, my dear viscount," said Monte Cristo, "I have an infallible remedy to propose to you."
    Chapters 85-86 (8% in)
  • I am resolved to desert them and go to some remote corner of the earth, and shall be happy if you will accompany me, viscount.
    Chapters 85-86 (11% in)
  • To sea, viscount; you know I am a sailor.
    Chapters 85-86 (12% in)
  • Well, Viscount, there will be in my court-yard this evening a good travelling britzka, with four post-horses, in which one may rest as in a bed.
    Chapters 85-86 (12% in)
  • But, viscount, since we cannot perform the journey in less than seven or eight hours, do not keep me waiting.
    Chapters 85-86 (19% in)
  • You are mistaken, viscount; I believe he has not a franc in his possession.
    Chapters 85-86 (26% in)
  • My stables are at your command, viscount; but you will kill yourself by riding on horseback.
    Chapters 85-86 (38% in)
  • Morrel only then recollected the letter he had received from the viscount, in which, without assigning any reason, he begged him to go to the opera, but he understood that something terrible was brooding.
    Chapters 87-88 (70% in)
  • Tell the viscount so, and that to-morrow, before ten o'clock, I shall see what color his is."
    Chapters 87-88 (92% in)
  • "Which," asked he, "the viscount or the count?"
    Chapters 91-92 (62% in)

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