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1  It began the moment we sat down to dinner.
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2  Joe pronounced this word, as if it began with at least twelve capital Bs.
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3  Then Joe began to hammer and clink, hammer and clink, and we all looked on.
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4  "Well, boy," Uncle Pumblechook began, as soon as he was seated in the chair of honor by the fire.
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5  But, at last I began, in a purblind groping way, to read, write, and cipher, on the very smallest scale.
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6  I had never thought of being ashamed of my hands before; but I began to consider them a very indifferent pair.
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7  But, he was on his feet directly, and after sponging himself with a great show of dexterity began squaring again.
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8  He held me by the collar and stared at me so, that I began to think his first idea about cutting my throat had revived.
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9  It was then I began to understand that everything in the room had stopped, like the watch and the clock, a long time ago.
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10  When Barnwell began to go wrong, I declare that I felt positively apologetic, Pumblechook's indignant stare so taxed me with it.
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11  Biddy, who was the most obliging of girls, immediately said she would, and indeed began to carry out her promise within five minutes.
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12  As soon as this volume began to circulate, Mr. Wopsle's great-aunt fell into a state of coma, arising either from sleep or a rheumatic paroxysm.
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13  Indeed, when I knew her better I began to think it was a Mercy she had any features at all, so very blank and high was the dead wall of her face.
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14  For when I yielded to the temptation presented by the casks, and began to walk on them, I saw her walking on them at the end of the yard of casks.
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15  I thought it a little too much that he should complain of being cut short in his flower after all, as if he had not been running to seed, leaf after leaf, ever since his course began.
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16  But when, in the clearer light of next morning, I began to reconsider the matter and to hear it discussed around me on all sides, I took another view of the case, which was more reasonable.
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17  My state of mind, as I have described it, began before I was up in the morning, and lasted long after the subject had died out, and had ceased to be mentioned saving on exceptional occasions.
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