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1  So they stopped for a moment, looking about.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
2  And Mr. Bounderby went about his daily pursuits.
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3  He carried me about with him when I was quite a baby.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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4  I come regular, to tramp about the streets, and see the gentlemen.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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5  Here, for example, I have been speaking to you this morning about tumblers.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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6  But since I have been looking at it, I have been wondering about you and me, grown up.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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7  Mr. Bounderby looked very hard at the good lady in a side-long way that had an odd sheepishness about it.
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8  The boy stopped in his rapid blinking, knuckled his forehead again, glanced at Sissy, turned about, and retreated.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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9  And he had it in charge from high authority to bring about the great public-office Millennium, when Commissioners should reign upon earth.
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10  Then I became a young vagabond; and instead of one old woman knocking me about and starving me, everybody of all ages knocked me about and starved me.
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11  One might have fancied he had talked it off; and that what was left, all standing up in disorder, was in that condition from being constantly blown about by his windy boastfulness.
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12  He had virtually retired from the wholesale hardware trade before he built Stone Lodge, and was now looking about for a suitable opportunity of making an arithmetical figure in Parliament.
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13  I said all the affectionate things to him that came into my heart, and presently he was quiet and I sat down by him, and told him all about the school and everything that had been said and done there.
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14  If Bounderby had been a Conqueror, and Mrs. Sparsit a captive Princess whom he took about as a feature in his state-processions, he could not have made a greater flourish with her than he habitually did.
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15  Then they pressed about her, and bent over her in very natural attitudes, kissing and embracing her: and brought the children to take leave of her; and were a tender-hearted, simple, foolish set of women altogether.
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16  Mr. Gradgrind greatly tormented his mind about what the people read in this library: a point whereon little rivers of tabular statements periodically flowed into the howling ocean of tabular statements, which no diver ever got to any depth in and came up sane.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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17  Yet there was a remarkable gentleness and childishness about these people, a special inaptitude for any kind of sharp practice, and an untiring readiness to help and pity one another, deserving often of as much respect, and always of as much generous construction, as the every-day virtues of any class of people in the world.
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