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  • The vicomte was a nice-looking young man with soft features and polished manners, who evidently considered himself a celebrity but out of politeness modestly placed himself at the disposal of the circle in which he found himself.

    War and Peace

  • “The vicomte is a wonderful raconteur,” said she to another.

    War and Peace

  • The vicomte is a charming man, of high polish and noble descent.

    Rosin the Beau

  • The vicomte gambles, the vicomte is always in a scrape, the vicomte is the hero of the worst adventures -- and kind friends never fail to tell me all about it!

    The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume II

  • "The vicomte is the worthy son of his father, the great count."

    The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume II

  • "The vicomte is a wonderful raconteur," said she to another.

    War and Peace

  • He felt that "the enemy," as in his childish days he had called the vicomte, was gradually making his approaches.

    Jack 1877

  • Her keen, malicious eyes never left the so-called vicomte's face.

    The Chouans

  • Take heed, Vicomte, "holding out a splendid arm, as if calling the vicomte's attention to it.

    The Grey Cloak

  • "The vicomte is a scoundrel!" he cried, in a rage; "he has dragged the old noble name in the mud, thanks to his mother's bringing up.

    The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume II

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