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chord
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

4 uses
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Definition
a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together
  • With his instinctive delicacy Edmond had preferred avoiding any touch on this painful chord, and Faria had been equally silent.
    Chapters 17-18 (65% in)
  • Villefort, impassive as he was, was struck with this coincidence; and the tremulous voice of Dantes, surprised in the midst of his happiness, struck a sympathetic chord in his own bosom—he also was on the point of being married, and he was summoned from his own happiness to destroy that of another.
    Chapters 7-8 (19% in)
  • Whether he kept a watch over himself, or whether by accident he did not sound the acrimonious chords that in other circumstances had been touched, he was to-night like everybody else.
    Chapters 35-36 (86% in)
  • Ma foi, monsieur, you have touched upon a tender chord.
    Chapters 55-56 (94% in)

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

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