- Fernand told them the story of his love forMercedes. He explained that she had sworn to onlymarry Edmond Dantes.
- "Who answers to the name of Edmond Dantes?"
- “If Edmond Dantes succeeded in making his fortune here in Marseilles some two hundred years ago, why not me today?
- The man drew near. Dantes appeared not to notice him. He touched him on the arm: Edmond moved.
- "Edmond Dants," replied the magistrate, "I arrest you in the name of the law!"