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Ganges
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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sacred Hindu river in the Indian subcontinent that originates in the Himalayas and flows east into the Bay of Bengal
  • And there is something in this room which reminds me forcibly of the chamber of the Marquise de Ganges [*] or Desdemona.
    Chapters 63-64 (27% in)
  • * Elisabeth de Rossan, Marquise de Ganges, was one of the famous women of the court of Louis XIV. where she was known as "La Belle Provencale."
    Chapters 63-64 (28% in)
  • She was the widow of the Marquise de Castellane when she married de Ganges, and having the misfortune to excite the enmity of her new brothers-in-law, was forced by them to take poison; and they finished her off with pistol and dagger.
    Chapters 63-64 (29% in)
  • "Can you imagine," said Monte Cristo, "some Othello or Abbe de Ganges, one stormy, dark night, descending these stairs step by step, carrying a load, which he wishes to hide from the sight of man, if not from God?"
    Chapters 63-64 (37% in)

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