Analyze Dantes' final words to Maximilian"....all human wisdom is continued in the words ' wait and hope!"

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When Dantes leaves prison, his primary goal is revenge, and he proceeds to accomplish his objective by punishing those responsible for his imprisonment one by one. Unfortunately, however, Eduoard dies because Dantes has provided Mme. Heloise de Villefort with a potentially fatal potion. She poisons her son before she commits...

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When Dantes leaves prison, his primary goal is revenge, and he proceeds to accomplish his objective by punishing those responsible for his imprisonment one by one. Unfortunately, however, Eduoard dies because Dantes has provided Mme. Heloise de Villefort with a potentially fatal potion. She poisons her son before she commits suicide. Dantes questions his own methods for revenge because an innocent child has died. 

In his final words to Maximilian, Dantes indicates that any attempt by man to play God and seek to achieve his own revenge is dangerous. As a result of all of his experiences, the count now accepts the idea that ultimate judgement will come at the hands of God, not man, who must "wait and hope" that God will eventually reward the good and punish the evil.

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