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In fact, the unknown spoke with that impetuosity which is the principal character of English accentuation, even among men who speak the French language with the neatest purity.
The unknown, from red, as we have seen him, became very pale.
He looked, therefore, at the unknown, as much as to say, "And then?"
The unknown with all its terrors rushed upon him, and he shrank back instinctively into the shelter of the bush.
He stepped boldly out on it; and went down, crying with fear, into the embrace of the unknown. It was cold, and he gasped, breathing quickly.
The cub's fear of the unknown was an inherited distrust, and it had now been strengthened by experience.
"Go on, my dear unknown, for truly your prophecies are most agreeable!"
Barbicane, ever since the interference of the unknown, had been making fearful efforts of self-control; now, however, seeing himself directly attacked, he could restrain himself no longer.
The invisible Prince recognised these dead men as Kings of two large islands near his own home, but the names of the Princesses were unknown to him.
He did not hesitate to simplify or to distort if he could get nearer to that unknown thing he sought.
If he had heard what Emily had heard at the time of her aunt's last illness, he would have called to mind Miss Letitia's betrayal of her interest in some man unknown, whom she believed to have been beguiled by Miss Jethro--and he would have perceived that the vindictive hatred, thus produced, must have inspired the letter of denunciation which the schoolmistress had acknowledged.
"Alas," cried Monte Cristo, striving to repress his emotion, "if Lord Wilmore was your unknown benefactor, I fear you will never see him again.