1 Our conference was held in the state parlor, which was feebly lighted by one candle.
2 He took my chin in his large hand and turned up my face to have a look at me by the light of the candle.
3 I followed the candle down, as I had followed the candle up, and she stood it in the place where we had found it.
4 This dilated until it filled the room, and impelled me to take a candle and go in and look at my dreadful burden.
5 Moths, and all sorts of ugly creatures," replied Estella, with a glance towards him, "hover about a lighted candle.
6 She locked it after admitting me, as she had done before, and again preceded me into the dark passage where her candle stood.
7 We traversed but one side of the square, however, and at the end of it she stopped, and put her candle down and opened a door.
8 The fire had not then burnt unusually low, nor was the snuff of the candle very long; the candle, however, had been blown out.
9 She took it up, and we went through more passages and up a staircase, and still it was all dark, and only the candle lighted us.
10 It began with the strange gentleman's sitting down at the table, drawing the candle to him, and looking over some entries in his pocket-book.
11 But I was no sooner in the passage than I extinguished my candle; for I saw Miss Havisham going along it in a ghostly manner, making a low cry.
12 He then put up the pocket-book and set the candle a little aside, after peering round it into the darkness at Joe and me, to ascertain which was which.
13 She carried a bare candle in her hand, which she had probably taken from one of the sconces in her own room, and was a most unearthly object by its light.
14 She took no notice of me until she had the candle in her hand, when she looked over her shoulder, superciliously saying, "You are to come this way to-day," and took me to quite another part of the house.
15 In those times a bed was always to be got there at any hour of the night, and the chamberlain, letting me in at his ready wicket, lighted the candle next in order on his shelf, and showed me straight into the bedroom next in order on his list.
16 It then occurred to me as possible that the man might have slipped into my rooms; so, lighting my candle at the watchman's, and leaving him standing at the door, I examined them carefully, including the room in which my dreaded guest lay asleep.
17 He held it between himself and the candle, tasted the port, rolled it in his mouth, swallowed it, looked at his glass again, smelt the port, tried it, drank it, filled again, and cross-examined the glass again, until I was as nervous as if I had known the wine to be telling him something to my disadvantage.
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