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1  Her mother died when she was a baby, and her father denied her nothing.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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2  Of course he knew about my father from his connection with Miss Havisham.
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3  But my father were that good in his hart that he couldn't abear to be without us.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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4  Her father was a country gentleman down in your part of the world, and was a brewer.
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5  He was so obliging as to suggest my father for your tutor, and he called on my father to propose it.
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6  Howsever they come, they didn't ought to come, and they come from the father of lies, and work round to the same.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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7  The shape of the letters on my father's, gave me an odd idea that he was a square, stout, dark man, with curly black hair.
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8  My father, Pip, he were given to drink, and when he were overtook with drink, he hammered away at my mother, most onmerciful.
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9  My father thought you would get on more agreeably through to-morrow with me than with him, and might like to take a walk about London.
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10  At last his father disinherited him; but he softened when he was dying, and left him well off, though not nearly so well off as Miss Havisham.
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11  My father's family name being Pirrip, and my Christian name Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip.
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12  As to our lodging, it's not by any means splendid, because I have my own bread to earn, and my father hasn't anything to give me, and I shouldn't be willing to take it, if he had.
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13  'Consequence, my father didn't make objections to my going to work; so I went to work at my present calling, which were his too, if he would have followed it, and I worked tolerable hard, I assure you, Pip.
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14  There were stronger differences between him and her than there had been between him and his father, and it is suspected that he cherished a deep and mortal grudge against her as having influenced the father's anger.
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15  'Consequence, my mother and me we ran away from my father several times; and then my mother she'd go out to work, and she'd say, "Joe," she'd say, "now, please God, you shall have some schooling, child," and she'd put me to school.
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16  I was to go to "Barnard's Inn," to young Mr. Pocket's rooms, where a bed had been sent in for my accommodation; I was to remain with young Mr. Pocket until Monday; on Monday I was to go with him to his father's house on a visit, that I might try how I liked it.
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17  My construction even of their simple meaning was not very correct, for I read "wife of the Above" as a complimentary reference to my father's exaltation to a better world; and if any one of my deceased relations had been referred to as "Below," I have no doubt I should have formed the worst opinions of that member of the family.
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