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1  You must endeavour, sir, to change it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
2  Both my sister and myself have endeavoured to correct his vices, but ineffectually.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. MY AUNT MAKES UP HER MIND ABOUT ME
3  Again, as my aunt looked quite convinced, I endeavoured to look quite convinced also.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. MY AUNT MAKES UP HER MIND ABOUT ME
4  I then expounded to Miss Mills what I had endeavoured, so very unsuccessfully, to expound to Dora.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 37. A LITTLE COLD WATER
5  I have frequently endeavoured to find decisive corroboration of those suspicions, but without effect.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
6  What I felt, in returning so auspiciously to the old familiar places, I shall not endeavour to describe.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
7  Without such assurance I should certainly have left it alone, and bestowed my energy on some other endeavour.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
8  'We will endeavour to provide something that WILL do, and do for you finally, sir, very shortly,' replied Mr. Micawber.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
9  At length I ventured to take his hand, and to entreat him, as well as I could, to endeavour to get some command of himself.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31. A GREATER LOSS
10  I have a great many defects, I know, and it's very good of you, Edward, with your strength of mind, to endeavour to correct them for me.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
11  On the voyage, I shall endeavour,' said Mr. Micawber, 'occasionally to spin them a yarn; and the melody of my son Wilkins will, I trust, be acceptable at the galley-fire.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
12  I endeavoured to hit a happy medium between these two extremes; my aunt approved the result; and Mr. Dick threw one of his shoes after Traddles and me, for luck, as we went downstairs.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
13  Whatever station in society I may attain, through the medium of the learned profession of which I am about to become an unworthy member, I shall endeavour not to disgrace, and Mrs. Micawber will be safe to adorn.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
14  Or, if she were in a very sedate and serious state of mind, she would sit down with the tablets, and a little basket of bills and other documents, which looked more like curl-papers than anything else, and endeavour to get some result out of them.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
15  The anxiety I underwent, in the interval which necessarily elapsed before a reply could be received to her letter to Mr. Murdstone, was extreme; but I made an endeavour to suppress it, and to be as agreeable as I could in a quiet way, both to my aunt and Mr. Dick.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. MY AUNT MAKES UP HER MIND ABOUT ME
16  I further proposed to interest Mr. Micawber in Mr. Peggotty, by confiding so much of Mr. Peggotty's story to him as I might feel justified in relating, or might think expedient; and to endeavour to bring each of them to bear upon the other, for the common advantage.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. Mr. MICAWBER'S TRANSACTIONS
17  As to Mrs. Gummidge, if I were to endeavour to describe how she ran down the street by the side of the coach, seeing nothing but Mr. Peggotty on the roof, through the tears she tried to repress, and dashing herself against the people who were coming in the opposite direction, I should enter on a task of some difficulty.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
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