My teaser:

The Count of Monte Cristo turned dreadfully pale; his eye seemed to burn with a devouring fire. He bounded towards a dressing-room, near his bedroom, and, in less than a moment, tearing off his cravat, his coat, and waistcoast, he put on a sailor’s jacket and hat, from beneath which rolled his long black hair.

pg. 128, The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas

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