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1  Dear boy," he answered, "I'm quite content to take my chance.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIV
2  So suddenly and smartly did he do this, that we all stopped in our foolish contention.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
3  I distinctly understood that he was working himself up with its contents to make an end of me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIII
4  So I put them round his neck, and she laid her head down on his shoulder quite content and satisfied.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXV
5  He watched me as I laid my purse upon the table and opened it, and he watched me as I separated two one-pound notes from its contents.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIX
6  He put his pipe back in his mouth with an undisturbed expression of face, and sat as composed and contented as if we were already out of England.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIV
7  If there had been time, I should probably have ordered several suits of clothes for this occasion; but as there was not, I was fain to be content with those I had.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXII
8  After this escape, I was content to take a foggy view of the Inn through the window's encrusting dirt, and to stand dolefully looking out, saying to myself that London was decidedly overrated.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXI
9  When his body was found, many miles from the scene of his death, and so horribly disfigured that he was only recognizable by the contents of his pockets, notes were still legible, folded in a case he carried.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LV
10  It is so difficult to become clearly possessed of the contents of almost any letter, in a violent hurry, that I had to read this mysterious epistle again twice, before its injunction to me to be secret got mechanically into my mind.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LII
11  It is not possible to know how far the influence of any amiable honest-hearted duty-doing man flies out into the world; but it is very possible to know how it has touched one's self in going by, and I know right well that any good that intermixed itself with my apprenticeship came of plain contented Joe, and not of restlessly aspiring discontented me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIV