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1  The deadly statistical clock very hollow.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
2  He turned of a deadly hue, and a sudden horror seemed to fall upon him.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII
3  It was impossible to hush her; and it was deadly necessary to hold her, or she would have flung herself down the shaft.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
4  The deadly statistical recorder in the Gradgrind observatory knocked every second on the head as it was born, and buried it with his accustomed regularity.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
5  She felt as though she would have been glad that it rang on until daylight; but it ceased, and the circles of its last sound spread out fainter and wider in the air, and all was dead again.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
6  To this Observatory, then: a stern room, with a deadly statistical clock in it, which measured every second with a beat like a rap upon a coffin-lid; Louisa repaired on the appointed morning.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
7  That bereaved lady, fifteen years older than he, fell presently at deadly feud with her only relative, Lady Scadgers; and, partly to spite her ladyship, and partly to maintain herself, went out at a salary.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
8  While the ceremony was performing, and while he recognized among the witnesses some whom he knew to be living, and many whom he knew to be dead, darkness came on, succeeded by the shining of a tremendous light.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII
9  He thought of the waste of the best part of his life, of the change it made in his character for the worse every day, of the dreadful nature of his existence, bound hand and foot, to a dead woman, and tormented by a demon in her shape.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII
10  It is lamentable to think of; but this restraint was the result of no arithmetical process, was self-imposed in defiance of all calculation, and went dead against any table of probabilities that any Actuary would have drawn up from the premises.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX
11  With the aid of a little more coaching for the political sages, a little more genteel listlessness for the general society, and a tolerable management of the assumed honesty in dishonesty, most effective and most patronized of the polite deadly sins, he speedily came to be considered of much promise.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
12  Time hustled him into a little noisy and rather dirty machinery, in a by-comer, and made him Member of Parliament for Coketown: one of the respected members for ounce weights and measures, one of the representatives of the multiplication table, one of the deaf honourable gentlemen, dumb honourable gentlemen, blind honourable gentlemen, lame honourable gentlemen, dead honourable gentlemen, to every other consideration.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV