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1  The window indicated was the office window.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XX
2  No; the office is one thing, and private life is another.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXV
3  So I said I would go into the outer office and talk to Wemmick.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVI
4  Mr. Pip," he replied, with gravity, "Walworth is one place, and this office is another.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVI
5  You can take a hackney-coach at the stage-coach office in London, and come straight to me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVIII
6  Biddy's first triumph in her new office, was to solve a difficulty that had completely vanquished me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVI
7  He replied that it would give him much pleasure, and that he would expect me at the office at six o'clock.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXV
8  I dropped into the office to ask if Mr. Jaggers had come in yet, and I found he had not, and I strolled out again.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XX
9  When I go into the office, I leave the Castle behind me, and when I come into the Castle, I leave the office behind me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXV
10  Without further interruption, we reached the front office, where we found the clerk and the man in velveteen with the fur cap.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XX
11  At the office in Little Britain there was the usual letter-writing, hand-washing, candle-snuffing, and safe-locking, that closed the business of the day.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVIII
12  This convinced us that something great was to happen, and threw me into an unusual flutter when I repaired to my guardian's office, a model of punctuality.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVI
13  In the outer office Wemmick offered me his congratulations, and incidentally rubbed the side of his nose with a folded piece of tissue-paper that I liked the look of.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVI
14  Pointing with his pen at the office floor, to express that Australia was understood, for the purposes of the figure, to be symmetrically on the opposite spot of the globe.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIV
15  In a corner was a little table of papers with a shaded lamp: so that he seemed to bring the office home with him in that respect too, and to wheel it out of an evening and fall to work.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
16  Mr. Wemmick and I parted at the office in Little Britain, where suppliants for Mr. Jaggers's notice were lingering about as usual, and I returned to my watch in the street of the coach-office, with some three hours on hand.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXII
17  My guardian was in his room, washing his hands with his scented soap, when I went into the office from Walworth; and he called me to him, and gave me the invitation for myself and friends which Wemmick had prepared me to receive.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
18  I don't know what he had looked like, except a funeral; with the addition of a large Danish sun or star hanging round his neck by a blue ribbon, that had given him the appearance of being insured in some extraordinary Fire Office.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXI
19  He had left his desk, brought out his two greasy office candlesticks and stood them in line with the snuffers on a slab near the door, ready to be extinguished; he had raked his fire low, put his hat and great-coat ready, and was beating himself all over the chest with his safe-key, as an athletic exercise after business.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVI
20  As I stood idle by Mr. Jaggers's fire, its rising and falling flame made the two casts on the shelf look as if they were playing a diabolical game at bo-peep with me; while the pair of coarse, fat office candles that dimly lighted Mr. Jaggers as he wrote in a corner were decorated with dirty winding-sheets, as if in remembrance of a host of hanged clients.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVIII