By Alexandre Dumas père
Wrongfully imprisoned for fourteen years, Edmond Dantes escapes to the island of Monte Cristo. What awaits him there's a fortune in gold-and a brand new identification with which to persue his revenge and redemption.
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Our good old Captain Leclère is dead, Father, and it is probable that with Monsieur Morrel’s assistance I shall take his place. Do you understand, Father? A captain at twenty, with a salary of a hundred louis, besides a share in the profits! ” “Yes, my son, yes, it certainly is,” said the old man. “With my first pay I shall buy you a little house with a garden where you can plant your clematis, your nasturtiums, and your honeysuckle. But, Father, what is the matter? ” “It is nothing, it will soon pass,” said the old man; but his strength failed him and he fell backward.
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Said the young man, saluting. “Yes, if you have nothing more to say to me. ” “He was unable to write, monsieur. ” “Very well, take what time you need. It will take us quite six weeks to unload the cargo, and we shall not be ready to put to sea again for another three months. But you must be back in three months, for the Pharaon cannot sail without her captain,” he added, patting the young sailor on the back. ” cried Dantès, his eyes sparkling with joy. “Oh! if you really mean that, monsieur, you are touching on my fondest hopes.
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas père