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1  I had endeavoured to adapt Dora to myself, and found it impracticable.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
2  The only member of our small society who positively refused to adapt himself to circumstances, was Jip.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
3  It remained for me to adapt myself to Dora; to share with her what I could, and be happy; to bear on my own shoulders what I must, and be happy still.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
4  She had taken them out now, to adapt herself, I suppose, to the altered character of the house; and wore but one or two disconsolate bows of sober brown.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. INTELLIGENCE
5  I resorted to Traddles for advice; who suggested that he should dictate speeches to me, at a pace, and with occasional stoppages, adapted to my weakness.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
6  I am convinced that Mr. Micawber, giving his mind to a profession so adapted to his fertile resources, and his flow of language, must distinguish himself.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
7  I will not conceal from you, my dear Mr. Copperfield,' said Mrs. Micawber, 'that I have long felt the Brewing business to be particularly adapted to Mr. Micawber.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
8  Mr. Micawber, I must observe, in his adaptation of himself to a new state of society, had acquired a bold buccaneering air, not absolutely lawless, but defensive and prompt.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
9  But his easy, spirited good humour; his genial manner, his handsome looks, his natural gift of adapting himself to whomsoever he pleased, and making direct, when he cared to do it, to the main point of interest in anybody's heart; bound her to him wholly in five minutes.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY