Monte Cristo


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Monte Cristo

(mŏn'tē krĭs`tō, Ital. môn`tā krē`stō), unpopulated, rocky island, 6 sq mi (15.5 sq km), belonging to Italy, in the Tyrrhenian Sea between Corsica and the Italian coast. It owes its fame to the novel by Alexandre Dumas père, The Count of Monte Cristo.
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Which means that my Count of Monte Cristo is one of those fishermen.
Yes," said Albert, "but this has nothing to do with the existence of the Count of Monte Cristo.
At the same time," added Chateau-Renaud, "your Count of Monte Cristo is a very fine fellow, always excepting his little arrangements with the Italian banditti.
But the sound of the clock had not died away when Germain announced, "His excellency the Count of Monte Cristo.
At these words it was still possible to observe in Monte Cristo the concentrated look, changing color, and slight trembling of the eyelid that show emotion.
In reality," replied the latter, who, with his aristocratic glance and his knowledge of the world, had penetrated at once all that was penetrable in Monte Cristo, "Albert has not deceived us, for the count is a most singular being.
Every one looked at Monte Cristo with astonishment; he spoke with so much simplicity that it was evident he spoke the truth, or that he was mad.
Ah," said Monte Cristo "you promised me never to mention that circumstance.
No, monsieur," returned Monte Cristo "upon the simple condition that they should respect myself and my friends.
asked Monte Cristo, who could not help looking at Morrel with so much intensity, that two or three times the young man had been unable to sustain that clear and piercing glance.
My dear vicomte," returned Monte Cristo, "I do not see, in all I have done, anything that merits, either from you or these gentlemen, the pretended eulogies I have received.
What matter," said Monte Cristo "if he has rendered the State services which merit this distinction?