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1  "You acted noble, my boy," said he.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIX
2  I had had no intercourse with the world at that time, and I imitated none of its many inhabitants who act in this manner.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VI
3  In the act of dipping forward as if I were going to bathe among the horses, I woke in a fright and took the question up again.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVIII
4  Mrs. Pocket acted on the advice, and inexpertly danced the infant a little in her lap, while the other children played about it.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
5  There was a bookcase in the room; I saw from the backs of the books, that they were about evidence, criminal law, criminal biography, trials, acts of Parliament, and such things.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
6  I acted in the capacity of backer, or best-man, to the bridegroom; while a little limp pew-opener in a soft bonnet like a baby's, made a feint of being the bosom friend of Miss Skiffins.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LV
7  You see, blacksmith," said the sergeant, who had by this time picked out Joe with his eye, "we have had an accident with these, and I find the lock of one of 'em goes wrong, and the coupling don't act pretty.'
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter V
8  Miss Skiffins's composure while she did this was one of the most remarkable sights I have ever seen, and if I could have thought the act consistent with abstraction of mind, I should have deemed that Miss Skiffins performed it mechanically.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVII
9  I cautioned him that I must hear no more of that; that he was not at all likely to obtain a pardon; that he was expatriated for the term of his natural life; and that his presenting himself in this country would be an act of felony, rendering him liable to the extreme penalty of the law.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XL