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determine
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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  • Then he determined to go up.
    Chapters 101-102 (92% in)
  • He arose, paced a while up and down the hut, and then, suddenly stopping before Mercedes, with his eyes glowing and his hands clinched,—"Say, Mercedes," he said, "once for all, is this your final determination?"
    Chapters 3-4 (23% in)
  • I am determined to tell them all about it.
    Chapters 5-6 (43% in)
  • Encouraged by this discovery, Edmond determined to assist the indefatigable laborer.
    Chapters 15-16 (29% in)
  • "He shall be both blind and deaf," replied the young man, with an air of determination that made his companion shudder.
    Chapters 17-18 (43% in)
  • He determined to make two cardinals.'
    Chapters 17-18 (75% in)
  • I rang for a light, but as no one came, I determined to find one for myself.
    Chapters 17-18 (90% in)
  • The islands of Tiboulen and Lemaire are a league from the Chateau d'If; Dantes, nevertheless, determined to make for them.
    Chapters 22-23 (6% in)
  • A peculiar smile passed over Dantes' lips; he squeezed Jacopo's hand warmly, but nothing could shake his determination to remain—and remain alone.
    Chapters 23-24 (45% in)
  • At this unusual sound, a huge black dog came rushing to meet the daring assailant of his ordinarily tranquil abode, snarling and displaying his sharp white teeth with a determined hostility that abundantly proved how little he was accustomed to society.
    Chapters 25-26 (53% in)
  • '—'You have determined, then, to abandon her to the common law?' said Carlini.
    Chapters 33-34 (22% in)
  • His dress will procure him the means of approaching the scaffold itself, and he will deliver the official order to the officer, who, in his turn, will hand it to the executioner; in the meantime, it will be as well to acquaint Peppino with what we have determined on, if it be only to prevent his dying of fear or losing his senses, because in either case a very useless expense will have been incurred.
    Chapters 33-34 (62% in)
  • "My good friend," said Franz, turning to him, while Albert continued to point his glass at every box in the theatre, "you seem determined not to approve; you are really too difficult to please."
    Chapters 33-34 (74% in)
  • I will do anything you desire, except relinquish my determination of finding out who this man is.
    Chapters 33-34 (85% in)
  • Franz had, as yet, found nothing to say; he had come to no determination, and as nothing in the count's manner manifested the wish that he should recognize him, he did not know whether to make any allusion to the past, or wait until he had more proof; besides, although sure it was he who had been in the box the previous evening, he could not be equally positive that this was the man he had seen at the Colosseum.
    Chapters 35-36 (2% in)
  • This assurance determined the two friends to accept it.
    Chapters 35-36 (87% in)
  • More determined than ever.
    Chapters 37-38 (35% in)
  • Down one of the corridors, whose extent it was impossible to determine, rays of light were visible.
    Chapters 37-38 (42% in)
  • "Upon my word," said Albert, "I deserve no credit for what I could not help, namely, a determination to take everything as I found it, and to let those bandits see, that although men get into troublesome scrapes all over the world, there is no nation but the French that can smile even in the face of grim Death himself.
    Chapters 37-38 (69% in)
  • "It is not that which deterred me," replied Monte Cristo; "but as I determined to have a house to myself, I sent on my valet de chambre, and he ought by this time to have bought the house and furnished it."
    Chapters 39-40 (92% in)
  • So, preferring death to capture, I accomplished the most astonishing deeds, and which, more than once, showed me that the too great care we take of our bodies is the only obstacle to the success of those projects which require rapid decision, and vigorous and determined execution.
    Chapters 43-44 (56% in)
  • "All these circumstances did not strike me as painfully at the time as they have since done; in fact, all that had happened (with the exception of the story of the diamond, which certainly did wear an air of improbability), appeared natural enough, and called for neither apprehension nor mistrust; but, worn out as I was with fatigue, and fully purposing to proceed onwards directly the tempest abated, I determined to obtain a few hours' sleep.
    Chapters 45-46 (10% in)
  • I fancied that I still heard faint moans, and imagining that the unfortunate jeweller might not be quite dead, I determined to go to his relief, by way of atoning in some slight degree, not for the crime I had committed, but for that which I had not endeavored to prevent.
    Chapters 45-46 (16% in)
  • "Why, truly," replied Monte Cristo, determined not to lose an inch of the ground he had gained, "my reason for desiring an 'unlimited' credit was precisely because I did not know how much money I might need."
    Chapters 45-46 (86% in)
  • A few locks of gray mingled with his hair, which was still thick and matted, while his bronzed features and determined glance well suited an old sailor who had braved the heat of the equator and the storms of the tropics.
    Chapters 49-50 (49% in)
  • You told me, my dear Valentine, that you were engaged to M. d'Epinay, and that your father was resolved upon completing the match, and that from his will there was no appeal, as M. de Villefort was never known to change a determination once formed.
    Chapters 51-52 (17% in)
  • I have studied chemistry because, having determined to live in eastern climates I have been desirous of following the example of King Mithridates.
    Chapters 51-52 (59% in)
  • "Sir," said the notary, "how do you intend disposing of your fortune in case Mademoiselle de Villefort still determines on marrying M. Franz?"
    Chapters 59-60 (42% in)
  • I shall still continue to preserve the same respect toward M. Noirtier; I will suffer, without complaint, the pecuniary deprivation to which he has subjected me; but I shall remain firm in my determination, and the world shall see which party has reason on his side.
    Chapters 59-60 (62% in)
  • Debray was petrified, not only to hear Danglars speak so calmly and politely, but because it was apparent that beneath outward politeness there really lurked a determined spirit of opposition to anything his wife might wish to do.
    Chapters 65-66 (14% in)
  • Almost mad with grief, and determined to venture everything in order to see Valentine once more, and be certain of the misfortune he feared, Morrel gained the edge of the clump of trees, and was going to pass as quickly as possible through the flower-garden, when the sound of a voice, still at some distance, but which was borne upon the wind, reached him.
    Chapters 73-74 (35% in)
  • I would not lose this opportunity of proving to M. Noirtier how wrong it would be of him to encourage feelings of dislike to me, which I am determined to conquer, whatever they may be, by my devotion.
    Chapters 73-74 (**% in)
  • "Well," said Albert, with a sigh, "it seems you are determined to marry me."
    Chapters 77-78 (3% in)
  • "I am determined to try and be on good terms with everybody, at all events," said Monte Cristo.
    Chapters 77-78 (3% in)
  • 'Adieu, my lord,' murmured my mother, determining quietly to await the approach of death.
    Chapters 77-78 (35% in)
  • Determined to bear it no longer, she arose and left the room; saying she would go and make some inquiries into the cause of his sudden disappearance.
    Chapters 77-78 (56% in)
  • " "I am determined not to be content with anything short of an entire retractation."
    Chapters 77-78 (83% in)
  • "Well," said Albert in a determined tone, "you see that your paper his insulted a member of my family, and I insist on a retractation being made."
    Chapters 77-78 (92% in)
  • I repeat that I am determined to have the announcement of yesterday contradicted.
    Chapters 77-78 (92% in)
  • Locusta and Agrippina, living at the same time, were an exception, and proved the determination of providence to effect the entire ruin of the Roman empire, sullied by so many crimes.
    Chapters 79-80 (72% in)
  • "—"Oh," said Andrea philosophically, determined to watch his companion narrowly, "does not life pass in waiting?
    Chapters 81-82 (27% in)
  • I have told you my wish, or rather my determination.
    Chapters 87-88 (6% in)
  • Let them know, on the contrary, that their punishment, which had been decreed by providence, is only delayed by my present determination, and although they escape it in this world, it awaits them in another, and that they are only exchanging time for eternity.
    Chapters 89-90 (52% in)
  • Chateau-Renaud and Beauchamp looked at each other; the impression was the same on both of them, and the tone in which Morcerf had just expressed his thanks was so determined that the position would have become embarrassing for all if the conversation had continued.
    Chapters 91-92 (8% in)
  • "Yes, indeed, sir," continued Eugenie, still quite calm; "you are astonished, I see; for since this little affair began, I have not manifested the slightest opposition, and yet I am always sure, when the opportunity arrives, to oppose a determined and absolute will to people who have not consulted me, and things which displease me.
    Chapters 95-96 (12% in)
  • "My daughter," continued the banker, "you have perfectly explained to me the sentiments which influence a girl like you, who is determined she will not marry; now it remains for me to tell you the motives of a father like me, who has decided that his daughter shall marry."
    Chapters 95-96 (22% in)
  • "Then," said Danglars, pale with anger, which was not at all due to offended paternal love,—"then, mademoiselle, you persist in your determination to accelerate my ruin?"
    Chapters 95-96 (34% in)
  • Monte Cristo trembled from head to foot and as if his determination had been taken with the rapidity of lightning, he struck one of the panes of glass with his elbow; the glass was shivered to atoms, then withdrawing the curtain he saw Morrel, who had been writing at his desk, bound from his seat at the noise of the broken window.
    Chapters 105-106 (15% in)
  • The papers had related his various adventures, both as the man of fashion and the galley-slave; and as every one who had been personally acquainted with Prince Andrea Cavalcanti experienced a lively curiosity in his fate, they all determined to spare no trouble in endeavoring to witness the trial of M. Benedetto for the murder of his comrade in chains.
    Chapters 109-110 (2% in)
  • He now arose, his head bowed beneath the weight of grief, and, shaking his damp, dishevelled hair, he who had never felt compassion for any one determined to seek his father, that he might have some one to whom he could relate his misfortunes,—some one by whose side he might weep.
    Chapters 111-112 (24% in)

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