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I know enough of the world now, to have almost lost the capacity of being much surprised by anything; but it is matter of some surprise to me, even now, that I can have been so easily thrown away at such an age.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK   Context
Wickfield tapped at a door in a corner of the panelled wall, and a girl of about my own age came quickly out and kissed him.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 15. I MAKE ANOTHER BEGINNING   Context
It seemed to me so long, however, since I had been among such boys, or among any companions of my own age, except Mick Walker and Mealy Potatoes, that I felt as strange as ever I have done in my life.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 16. I AM A NEW BOY IN MORE SENSES THAN ONE   Context
I was so conscious of having passed through scenes of which they could have no knowledge, and of having acquired experiences foreign to my age, appearance, and condition as one of them, that I half believed it was an imposture to come there as an ordinary little schoolboy.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 16. I AM A NEW BOY IN MORE SENSES THAN ONE   Context
Dick extended to the Doctor, whom he thought the most subtle and accomplished philosopher of any age.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP   Context
I concluded in my own mind that she was about thirty years of age, and that she wished to be married.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 20. STEERFORTH'S HOME   Context
Only be a loving child to me in my age, and bear with my whims and fancies; and you will do more for an old woman whose prime of life was not so happy or conciliating as it might have been, than ever that old woman did for you.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 23. I CORROBORATE Mr. DICK, AND CHOOSE A PROFESSI   Context
I had the pleasure, on this occasion, of renewing the acquaintance of Master Micawber, whom I found a promising boy of about twelve or thirteen, very subject to that restlessness of limb which is not an unfrequent phenomenon in youths of his age.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM   Context
But all these tokens of past grandeur were miserably decayed and dirty; rot, damp, and age, had weakened the flooring, which in many places was unsound and even unsafe.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 50. Mr. PEGGOTTY'S DREAM COMES TRUE   Context
I judged him to be about my own age, but he was much taller, and he had a way of spinning himself about that was full of appearance.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter XI   Context
He came of rich people down in Somersetshire, who had nursed this combination of qualities until they made the discovery that it was just of age and a blockhead.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter XXV   Context
But here I anticipate a little, for I was not a Finch, and could not be, according to the sacred laws of the society, until I came of age.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter XXXIV   Context
It had happened some three or four years then, he said, and you brought into his mind the little girl so tragically lost, who would have been about your age.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter L   Context
Gradgrind usually improved these occasions by remarking, when she was gone, that if Jupe had been properly trained from an early age she would have remonstrated to herself on sound principles the baselessness of these fantastic hopes.
Charles Dickens
Hard Times, BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX   Context
It has always been my object so to educate you, as that you might, while still in your early youth, be (if I may so express myself) almost any age.
Charles Dickens
Hard Times, BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV   Context
With a gentleness that was as natural to him as he knew it to be to Rachael, he pursued the subject that interested her in her old age.
Charles Dickens
Hard Times, BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI   Context
Publicly and privately, it were much better for the age in which he lived, that he and the legion of whom he was one were designedly bad, than indifferent and purposeless.
Charles Dickens
Hard Times, BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII   Context
The boy who addressed this inquiry to the young wayfarer, was about his own age: but one of the queerest looking boys that Oliver had even seen.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER VIII   Context
Her eyes (and age had dimmed but little of their brightness) were attentively upon her young companion.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XXIX   Context
Notwithstanding the difference between youth and age, he bore so strong a likeness to the old lady, that Oliver would have had no great difficulty in imagining their relationship, if he had not already spoken of her as his mother.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XXXIV   Context
At your age we have faith in life; it is the privilege of youth to believe and hope, but old men see death more clearly.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 19. The Third Attack   Context
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