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1  This," said she, pointing to the long table with her stick, "is where I will be laid when I am dead.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XI
2  What nervous folly made me start, and awfully connect it with the footstep of my dead sister, matters not.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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3  The Matthew whose place was to be at Miss Havisham's head, when she lay dead, in her bride's dress on the bride's table.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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4  Wemmick tightened his post-office and shook his head, as if his opinion were dead against any fatal weakness of that sort.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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5  The pale young gentleman's nose had stained my trousers, and I tried to wash out that evidence of my guilt in the dead of night.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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6  If that staid old house near the Green at Richmond should ever come to be haunted when I am dead, it will be haunted, surely, by my ghost.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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7  Indeed, when I knew her better I began to think it was a Mercy she had any features at all, so very blank and high was the dead wall of her face.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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8  And although my sister instantly boxed my ears, it was highly gratifying to me to see that the answer spoilt his joke, and brought him to a dead stop.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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9  For she rose up in the chair, in her shroud of a dress, and struck at the air as if she would as soon have struck herself against the wall and fallen dead.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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10  When she was dead, I apprehend he first told his daughter what he had done, and then the son became a part of the family, residing in the house you are acquainted with.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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11  Out of such remembrances I brought into the light of the fire a half-formed terror that it might not be safe to be shut up there with him in the dead of the wild solitary night.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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12  With that, he looked back, and nodded at this dead plant, and then cast his eyes about him in walking out of the yard, as if he were considering what other pot would go best in its place.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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13  Her chest had dropped, so that she stooped; and her voice had dropped, so that she spoke low, and with a dead lull upon her; altogether, she had the appearance of having dropped body and soul, within and without, under the weight of a crushing blow.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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14  As I saw him go, picking his way among the nettles, and among the brambles that bound the green mounds, he looked in my young eyes as if he were eluding the hands of the dead people, stretching up cautiously out of their graves, to get a twist upon his ankle and pull him in.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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15  Some ancient trees before the house were still cut into fashions as formal and unnatural as the hoops and wigs and stiff skirts; but their own allotted places in the great procession of the dead were not far off, and they would soon drop into them and go the silent way of the rest.
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16  All being made ready with much labor, and the hour come, the sultan was aroused in the dead of the night, and the sharpened axe that was to sever the rope from the great iron ring was put into his hand, and he struck with it, and the rope parted and rushed away, and the ceiling fell.
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17  Yet in the London streets so crowded with people and so brilliantly lighted in the dusk of evening, there were depressing hints of reproaches for that I had put the poor old kitchen at home so far away; and in the dead of night, the footsteps of some incapable impostor of a porter mooning about Barnard's Inn, under pretence of watching it, fell hollow on my heart.
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