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1  'Lord, Master Davy,' replied Peggotty.
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2  I had been reading to Peggotty about crocodiles.
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3  YOU MAY,' says Peggotty, 'if you choose, my dear.
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4  'Certainly not,' says Peggotty, with the promptest decision.
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5  Peggotty and I were sitting one night by the parlour fire, alone.
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6  The stool was smooth, and Peggotty was rough, but that made no difference.
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7  I had reached that stage of sleepiness when Peggotty seemed to swell and grow immensely large.
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8  The ground-work of that stool, and Peggotty's complexion appeared to me to be one and the same thing.
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9  One Sunday night my mother reads to Peggotty and me in there, how Lazarus was raised up from the dead.
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10  I couldn't quite understand why Peggotty looked so queer, or why she was so ready to go back to the crocodiles.
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11  Peggotty, who had not said a word or moved a finger, secured the fastenings instantly, and we all went into the parlour.
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12  I did, at least; but I had my doubts of Peggotty, who was thoughtfully sticking her needle into various parts of her face and arms, all the time.
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13  But though Peggotty's eye wanders, she is much offended if mine does, and frowns to me, as I stand upon the seat, that I am to look at the clergyman.
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14  Looking back, as I was saying, into the blank of my infancy, the first objects I can remember as standing out by themselves from a confusion of things, are my mother and Peggotty.
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15  My opinion is,' said Peggotty, taking her eyes from me, after a little indecision and going on with her work, 'that I never was married myself, Master Davy, and that I don't expect to be.
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16  In time my eyes gradually shut up; and, from seeming to hear the clergyman singing a drowsy song in the heat, I hear nothing, until I fall off the seat with a crash, and am taken out, more dead than alive, by Peggotty.
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17  I have an impression on my mind which I cannot distinguish from actual remembrance, of the touch of Peggotty's forefinger as she used to hold it out to me, and of its being roughened by needlework, like a pocket nutmeg-grater.
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18  Peggotty knowing nothing about her, and my mother saying nothing about her, she was quite a mystery in the parlour; and the fact of her having a magazine of jewellers' cotton in her pocket, and sticking the article in her ears in that way, did not detract from the solemnity of her presence.
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19  On the ground-floor is Peggotty's kitchen, opening into a back yard; with a pigeon-house on a pole, in the centre, without any pigeons in it; a great dog-kennel in a corner, without any dog; and a quantity of fowls that look terribly tall to me, walking about, in a menacing and ferocious manner.
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20  Ham Peggotty, who went to the national school, and was a very dragon at his catechism, and who may therefore be regarded as a credible witness, reported next day, that happening to peep in at the parlour-door an hour after this, he was instantly descried by Miss Betsey, then walking to and fro in a state of agitation, and pounced upon before he could make his escape.
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