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disposition
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

14 uses
  • "Listen," said the doctor; "I know the full importance of the statement I have just made, and the disposition of the man to whom I have made it."
    Chapters 73-74 (42% in)
  • At the same instant his ear caught a sort of indistinct sound on the stairs, followed by the measured tread of soldiery, with the clanking of swords and military accoutrements; then came a hum and buzz as of many voices, so as to deaden even the noisy mirth of the bridal party, among whom a vague feeling of curiosity and apprehension quelled every disposition to talk, and almost instantaneously the most deathlike stillness prevailed.
    Chapters 5-6 (27% in)
  • As for my disposition, that is, perhaps, somewhat too hasty; but I have striven to repress it.
    Chapters 7-8 (26% in)
  • But Fernand was mistaken; a man of his disposition never kills himself, for he constantly hopes.
    Chapters 13-14 (38% in)
  • The priest gazed on the person addressing him with a long and searching gaze—there even seemed a disposition on his part to court a similar scrutiny on the part of the inn-keeper; then, observing in the countenance of the latter no other expression than extreme surprise at his own want of attention to an inquiry so courteously worded, he deemed it as well to terminate this dumb show, and therefore said, speaking with a strong Italian accent, "You are, I presume, M. Caderousse?"
    Chapters 25-26 (55% in)
  • And yet their natural disposition revealed itself.
    Chapters 33-34 (14% in)
  • His disposition (always inclined to exact concessions rather than to make them) kept him aloof from all friendships.
    Chapters 33-34 (14% in)
  • He felt that, influenced by her ambitions and coquettish disposition, Teresa might escape him.
    Chapters 33-34 (35% in)
  • "I live there during my leave of absence," continued Maximilian; "and I shall be, together with my brother-in-law Emmanuel, at the disposition of the Count, whenever he thinks fit to honor us."
    Chapters 39-40 (90% in)
  • The proverb was but too correct as regarded Benedetto, and even in his infancy he manifested the worst disposition.
    Chapters 43-44 (61% in)
  • This address, delivered in the presence of Ali, who, not understanding one word of the language in which it was spoken, stood wholly unmoved, produced an effect on M. Baptistin only to be conceived by such as have occasion to study the character and disposition of French domestics.
    Chapters 45-46 (66% in)
  • She then added,—"This young madcap is, however, very nearly right, and merely re-echoes what he has heard me say with pain a hundred times; for Mademoiselle de Villefort is, in spite of all we can do to rouse her, of a melancholy disposition and taciturn habit, which frequently injure the effect of her beauty.
    Chapters 51-52 (46% in)
  • Besides, he gives evidence of great kindness of disposition, much keenness of wit, and as to suitability, M. Danglars assures me that his fortune is majestic—that is his word.
    Chapters 93-94 (23% in)
  • Certainly, I might have lived happily amongst those good people, who adored me, but my perverse disposition prevailed over the virtues which my adopted mother endeavored to instil into my heart.
    Chapters 109-110 (84% in)

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