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1  To give Annie pleasure, by making some provision for the companion of her childhood.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. MISCHIEF
2  How far my emotions were influenced by the recollections of my childhood, I don't know.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
3  I cannot call to mind where or when, in my childhood, I had seen a stained glass window in a church.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. I MAKE ANOTHER BEGINNING
4  I believe it was the old identical steel-clasped reticule of my childhood, that shut up like a bite.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
5  David Copperfield, I shall not attempt to disguise the fact, that I formed an unfavourable opinion of you in your childhood.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
6  I don't know why one slight set of impressions should be more particularly associated with a place than another, though I believe this obtains with most people, in reference especially to the associations of their childhood.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. I HAVE A CHANGE
7  Another cause of our being sometimes apart, was, that I had naturally an interest in going over to Blunderstone, and revisiting the old familiar scenes of my childhood; while Steerforth, after being there once, had naturally no great interest in going there again.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. SOME OLD SCENES, AND SOME NEW PEOPLE
8  Then, in the privacy of my own little cabin, she informed me that Ham and Em'ly were an orphan nephew and niece, whom my host had at different times adopted in their childhood, when they were left destitute: and that Mrs. Gummidge was the widow of his partner in a boat, who had died very poor.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. I HAVE A CHANGE
9  Indeed, I think that most grown men who are remarkable in this respect, may with greater propriety be said not to have lost the faculty, than to have acquired it; the rather, as I generally observe such men to retain a certain freshness, and gentleness, and capacity of being pleased, which are also an inheritance they have preserved from their childhood.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE