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1  By that time the river had lifted us a little, so that we could see above the bank.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIV
2  I lived rough, that you should live smooth; I worked hard, that you should be above work.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIX
3  At first, I kept above Blackfriars Bridge; but as the hours of the tide changed, I took towards London Bridge.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVI
4  If I dozed for a minute, I was awakened by Miss Havisham's cries, and by her running at me with all that height of fire above her head.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter L
5  When I got into my little room, I sat down and took a long look at it, as a mean little room that I should soon be parted from and raised above, for ever.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVIII
6  During the whole interval, whenever I went to the bottom of the staircase, I heard her footstep, saw her light pass above, and heard her ceaseless low cry.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVIII
7  And there, my sister was laid quietly in the earth, while the larks sang high above it, and the light wind strewed it with beautiful shadows of clouds and trees.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXV
8  Now you see, Joseph and wife," said Pumblechook, as he took me by the arm above the elbow, "I am one of them that always go right through with what they've begun.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIII
9  In the same moment I saw her running at me, shrieking, with a whirl of fire blazing all about her, and soaring at least as many feet above her head as she was high.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIX
10  But I sat wondering and waiting in Mr. Jaggers's close room, until I really could not bear the two casts on the shelf above Mr. Jaggers's chair, and got up and went out.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XX
11  It was an unhappy life that I lived; and its one dominant anxiety, towering over all its other anxieties, like a high mountain above a range of mountains, never disappeared from my view.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVII
12  I thought how Joe and my sister were then sitting in the kitchen, and how I had come up to bed from the kitchen, and how Miss Havisham and Estella never sat in a kitchen, but were far above the level of such common doings.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IX
13  I was looking at her with pleasure and admiration, when suddenly the growl swelled into a roar again, and a frightful bumping noise was heard above, as if a giant with a wooden leg were trying to bore it through the ceiling to come at us.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVI
14  Keeping Miss Havisham in the background at a great distance, I still hinted at the possibility of my having competed with him in his prospects, and at the certainty of his possessing a generous soul, and being far above any mean distrusts, retaliations, or designs.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVII