Alexandre Dumas about breeding (“The Count of Monte Cristo”, 1845) - He was rather too pale, certainly; but then, you know, paleness is always looked upon as a strong proof of aristocratic descent and distinguished breeding.
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He was rather too pale, certainly; but then, you know, paleness is always looked upon as a strong proof of aristocratic descent and distinguished breeding.
 Alexandre DumasThe Count of Monte Cristo (1845). copy citation

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