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1  Herbert had been writing with his pencil in the cover of a book.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLII
2  There were traces of his gore in that spot, and I covered them with garden-mould from the eye of man.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XII
3  He sat down on a chair that stood before the fire, and covered his forehead with his large brown veinous hands.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIX
4  Mr. Trabb had sliced his hot roll into three feather-beds, and was slipping butter in between the blankets, and covering it up.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
5  It was spacious, and I dare say had once been handsome, but every discernible thing in it was covered with dust and mould, and dropping to pieces.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XI
6  It was completely done, however, and when we were going out of church Wemmick took the cover off the font, and put his white gloves in it, and put the cover on again.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LV
7  Mrs. Joe was soon landed, and Uncle Pumblechook was soon down too, covering the mare with a cloth, and we were soon all in the kitchen, carrying so much cold air in with us that it seemed to drive all the heat out of the fire.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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8  Penned in the dock, as I again stood outside it at the corner with his hand in mine, were the two-and-thirty men and women; some defiant, some stricken with terror, some sobbing and weeping, some covering their faces, some staring gloomily about.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVI
9  Following the wall of the jail, I found the roadway covered with straw to deaden the noise of passing vehicles; and from this, and from the quantity of people standing about smelling strongly of spirits and beer, I inferred that the trials were on.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XX
10  I was nearly going away without the pie, but I was tempted to mount upon a shelf, to look what it was that was put away so carefully in a covered earthen ware dish in a corner, and I found it was the pie, and I took it in the hope that it was not intended for early use, and would not be missed for some time.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter II
11  Though every vestige of her dress was burnt, as they told me, she still had something of her old ghastly bridal appearance; for, they had covered her to the throat with white cotton-wool, and as she lay with a white sheet loosely overlying that, the phantom air of something that had been and was changed was still upon her.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIX