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1  I mourned for my child-wife, taken from her blooming world, so young.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 58. ABSENCE
2  But, as years went on, my dear boy would have wearied of his child-wife.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
3  We made quite a gay procession of it, and my child-wife was the gayest there.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
4  I laughingly asked my child-wife what her fancy was in desiring to be so called.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
5  How the time wears, I know not; until I am recalled by my child-wife's old companion.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
6  I am far from sure, now, that it was right to do this, but I did it for my child-wife's sake.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
7  I have begun to fear, remotely, that the day may never shine, when I shall see my child-wife running in the sunlight with her old friend Jip.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
8  I had been unhappy in trying it; I could not endure my own solitary wisdom; I could not reconcile it with her former appeal to me as my child-wife.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
9  I had hoped that lighter hands than mine would help to mould her character, and that a baby-smile upon her breast might change my child-wife to a woman.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
10  I fancy his figure before me now, standing near her sofa, with his rough cap in his hand, and the blue eyes of my child-wife raised, with a timid wonder, to his face.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 50. Mr. PEGGOTTY'S DREAM COMES TRUE
11  On further consideration this appeared so likely, that I abandoned my scheme, which had had a more promising appearance in words than in action; resolving henceforth to be satisfied with my child-wife, and to try to change her into nothing else by any process.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
12  She was soon my child-wife indeed; sitting down on the floor outside the Chinese House, ringing all the little bells one after another, to punish Jip for his recent bad behaviour; while Jip lay blinking in the doorway with his head out, even too lazy to be teased.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
13  If I tacitly checked this playfulness, and persisted, she would look so scared and disconsolate, as she became more and more bewildered, that the remembrance of her natural gaiety when I first strayed into her path, and of her being my child-wife, would come reproachfully upon me; and I would lay the pencil down, and call for the guitar.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING