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  • The whole of chapter 55, in which the Count has to spoon-feed Major Cavalcanti the entirety of the made-up story that's been concocted to provide Andrea with a noble background, all the while pretending that he is merely confirming the details of Cavalcanti's actual life story. And all the while the Major clearly has no idea of what he is talking about and has to bumble his way through the entire conversation with the bare-bones version he received from Abbe Bussoni.
  • Danglars' conversation with his wife, using a Hurricane of Euphemisms to inform her that while he doesn't care that she's cheating on him with the minister's undersecretary, he does care that it's costing him money.


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