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treason
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

8 uses
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Definition
betraying someone or something — typically betraying one's own country

(in this context, to betray is to not be loyal—often by helping enemies)
  • I am Captain Dantes, a loyal Frenchman, thought accused of treason; tell me where you are conducting me, and I promise you on my honor I will submit to my fate.
    Chapters 7-8 (71% in)
  • Dandre is not a man to be accused of treason!
    Chapters 11-12 (6% in)
  • "Ah, monsieur," returned Julie, "it is treason in my brother to bring you thus, but he never has any regard for his poor sister.
    Chapters 49-50 (48% in)
  • , or an ex-emperor, but his majesty the emperor and king, driven from France, which is his kingdom, by violence and treason.
    Chapters 75-76 (22% in)
  • Monte Cristo turned to Haidee, and with an expression of countenance which commanded her to pay the most implicit attention to his words, he said in Greek,—"Tell us the fate of your father; but neither the name of the traitor nor the treason."
    Chapters 77-78 (21% in)
  • 'Gentlemen,' said the president, when silence was restored, 'is the Count of Morcerf convicted of felony, treason, and conduct unbecoming a member of this House?
    Chapters 85-86 (99% in)
  • "It was through Haidee that the Chamber was informed of his father's treason."
    Chapters 87-88 (81% in)
  • Monsieur Albert appears to me quite innocent of the treason charged against the general.
    Chapters 93-94 (27% in)

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

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