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1  You can go when you like; I'll take my chance with the boy.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. MY AUNT MAKES UP HER MIND ABOUT ME
2  My dear,' said Mr. Micawber, 'Britannia must take her chance.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
3  We desire that, too; that he may not by any chance be made her prey again.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. INTELLIGENCE
4  I replied, as I usually did whenever I had a chance, that nobody had ever loved anybody else as I loved Dora.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
5  That she would never waver in it, never be diverted from it, never relinquish it, while there was any chance of hope.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
6  From my earliest infancy she seems to have been always employed in that class of needlework, and never by any chance in any other.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
7  As the chances of life have brought us together again, and may bring us together on other occasions, I would say, let us meet here as distant acquaintances.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
8  'Such address and intelligence as I chance to possess,' said Mr. Micawber, boastfully disparaging himself, with the old genteel air, 'will be devoted to my friend Heep's service.'
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
9  The principal function of this retainer was to quarrel with the cook; in which respect he was a perfect Whittington, without his cat, or the remotest chance of being made Lord Mayor.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
10  A tender young cork, however, would have had no more chance against a pair of corkscrews, or a tender young tooth against a pair of dentists, or a little shuttlecock against two battledores, than I had against Uriah and Mrs. Heep.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
11  He entreated me more than once to come in and win, but what with his table-spoon to my tea-spoon, his dispatch to my dispatch, and his appetite to my appetite, I was left far behind at the first mouthful, and had no chance with him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
12  We had only one check to our pleasure, and that happened a little while before I took my leave, when, Miss Mills chancing to make some allusion to tomorrow morning, I unluckily let out that, being obliged to exert myself now, I got up at five o'clock.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 37. A LITTLE COLD WATER
13  I wrote a Story, with a purpose growing, not remotely, out of my experience, and sent it to Traddles, and he arranged for its publication very advantageously for me; and the tidings of my growing reputation began to reach me from travellers whom I encountered by chance.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 58. ABSENCE
14  As she would not hear of staying to dinner, lest she should by any chance fail to arrive at home with the grey pony before dark; and as I apprehend Mr. Wickfield knew her too well to argue any point with her; some lunch was provided for her there, and Agnes went back to her governess, and Mr. Wickfield to his office.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. I MAKE ANOTHER BEGINNING