- Why , this count of monte cristo must be a nabob ?
- " why , he must be a nabob
- " i am very sure no nabob would have sent me a pair of horses worth 32 , 000 francs , wearing on their heads four diamonds valued at 5 , 000 francs each .
- So extreme was the surprise of the sailor , that he was unable even to thank edmond , whose receding figure he continued to gaze after in speechless astonishment . " some nabob from india , " was his comment
最后，他深深地吸了一口气，再看一看他手中的金币，回到了码头上，自言自语的说： “这是印度来的一个大富翁。 ”
- He had the whitest shirt on you ever see , too , and the shiniest hat ; and there ain t a man in that town that s got as fine clothes as what he had ; and he had a gold watch and chain , and a silver - headed cane - the awfulest old gray - headed nabob in the state
- My father , who never goes out , has several times been on the point of refusing this invitation ; madame de villefort , on the contrary , is burning with the desire of seeing this extraordinary nabob in his own house , therefore , she has with great difficulty prevailed on my father to accompany her
- " in two hours time , " said he , " these persons will depart richer by fifty piastres each , to go and risk their lives again by endeavoring to gain fifty more ; then they will return with a fortune of six hundred francs , and waste this treasure in some city with the pride of sultans and the insolence of nabobs
“两小时之后， ”他说， “这些人就会每人分得五十个毕阿士特然后重新出发，冒着生命危险，再去挣上五十个毕阿士特。他们会带着一笔六百里弗的财富回家，然后带着象苏丹那样的骄傲，象印度富豪那样不可一世的神气，把这笔财富在某个城市里花得干干净净。
- Then he had been seized upon by danglars , who , with a rapid glance at the stiff - necked old major and his modest son , and taking into consideration the hospitality of the count , made up his mind that he was in the society of some nabob come to paris to finish the worldly education of his heir
- " let me assure you , madame , " said lucien , " that had i really the sum you mention at my disposal , i would employ it more profitably than in troubling myself to obtain particulars respecting the count of monte cristo , whose only merit in my eyes consists in his being twice as rich as a nabob
“我向您发誓，夫人， ”吕西安说道， “假如我真的有您所说的那笔款子可以动用的话，我也会把它用到较有益的地方，而不会自找麻烦地打听基督山伯爵的种种细节的。在我的眼里，他唯一的长处就是他比一个印度王公还要富有一倍而已。
- a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)
- a governor in India during the Mogul empire
A Nabob (pronounced ) is an Anglo-Indian term for an East India Company servant who had become wealthy through corrupt trade and other practices. It also refers to a conspicuously wealthy man who made his fortune in the Orient - especially in the Indian subcontinent.