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1  'Tom' was the authority for everything.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. RETURN
2  My mother did not suffer her authority to pass from her without a shadow of protest.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
3  There was a club in the prison, in which Mr. Micawber, as a gentleman, was a great authority.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T ...
4  I found out an English gen'leman as was in authority,' said Mr. Peggotty, 'and told him I was a-going to seek my niece.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 40. THE WANDERER
5  Having some foundation for believing, by this time, that nature and accident had made me an author, I pursued my vocation with confidence.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
6  I do not expect that you, who always rebelled against my just authority, exerted for your benefit and reformation, should owe me any good-will now.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
7  In two or three days more, I was informed by the authorities of his having led to the discovery of sirloins of beef among the kitchen-stuff, and sheets in the rag-bag.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
8  With that he flourished off the contents of his little tin pot, as if he had made the voyage, and had passed a first-class examination before the highest naval authorities.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
9  I discovered afterwards that Miss Lavinia was an authority in affairs of the heart, by reason of there having anciently existed a certain Mr. Pidger, who played short whist, and was supposed to have been enamoured of her.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
10  This nerved me to get rid of Mary Anne, who went so mildly, on receipt of wages, that I was surprised, until I found out about the tea-spoons, and also about the little sums she had borrowed in my name of the tradespeople without authority.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
11  What ravages I committed on my favourite authors in the course of my interpretation of them, I am not in a condition to say, and should be very unwilling to know; but I had a profound faith in them, and I had, to the best of my belief, a simple, earnest manner of narrating what I did narrate; and these qualities went a long way.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. MY 'FIRST HALF' AT SALEM HOUSE
12  Traddles, with a perceptible lengthening of his face, explained that he had not been able to approach this subject; that it had shared the fate of Mr. Micawber's liabilities, in not being comprehended in the terms he had made; that we were no longer of any authority with Uriah Heep; and that if he could do us, or any of us, any injury or annoyance, no doubt he would.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. Mr. MICAWBER'S TRANSACTIONS