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Medusa
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
Greek mythology:  a woman with snakes for hair and the ability to turn people to stone if they looked at her
  • In one of the aristocratic mansions built by Puget in the Rue du Grand Cours opposite the Medusa fountain, a second marriage feast was being celebrated, almost at the same hour with the nuptial repast given by Dantes.
    Chapters 5-6 (57% in)
  • It was as if the young girl beheld the head of Medusa.
    Chapters 53-54 (57% in)
  • M. de Villefort a second time raised his head, looked at Benedetto as if he had been gazing at the head of Medusa, and became livid.
    Chapters 109-110 (59% in)

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