1 Miss Havisham had sent for me, to see if she could take a fancy to me.
2 I had not been mistaken in my fancy that there was a simple dignity in him.
3 It was in this place, and at this moment, that a strange thing happened to my fancy.
4 You have been the embodiment of every graceful fancy that my mind has ever become acquainted with.
5 I sometimes have sick fancies," she went on, "and I have a sick fancy that I want to see some play.
6 I fancied, as I looked at her, that I slipped hopelessly back into the coarse and common boy again.
7 It happened so to catch her fancy that she took it up in a low brooding voice as if she were singing in her sleep.
8 Long after I ought to have heard it, and long after I had fancied I heard it and found it but a fancy, all was still.
9 Until she opened the side entrance, I had fancied, without thinking about it, that it must necessarily be night-time.
10 I fancied that I could detect in his manner a consciousness of this, and a purpose of always holding her in suspense.
11 My dream was out; my wild fancy was surpassed by sober reality; Miss Havisham was going to make my fortune on a grand scale.
12 He had struck root in Joe's establishment, by reason of my sister's sudden fancy for him, or I should have tried to get him dismissed.
13 And while I was occupied with these deliberations, I would fancy an exact resemblance to Joe in some man coming along the road towards us, and my heart would beat high.
14 In the heavy air of the room, and the heavy darkness that brooded in its remoter corners, I even had an alarming fancy that Estella and I might presently begin to decay.
15 Mr. Jaggers's own high-backed chair was of deadly black horsehair, with rows of brass nails round it, like a coffin; and I fancied I could see how he leaned back in it, and bit his forefinger at the clients.
16 But, though she had taken such strong possession of me, though my fancy and my hope were so set upon her, though her influence on my boyish life and character had been all-powerful, I did not, even that romantic morning, invest her with any attributes save those she possessed.
17 This effect on my anxious fancy was partly referable, no doubt, to his old face and manner growing more familiar to me; but I believe too that he dragged one of his legs as if there were still a weight of iron on it, and that from head to foot there was Convict in the very grain of the man.
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