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1  Either Orlick, or the strange man who had shown me the file.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVI
2  You bring me, to-morrow morning early, that file and them wittles.
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3  A dread possessed me that when I least expected it, the file would reappear.
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4  It almost seemed to me as if he must stoop down presently, to file at his leg.
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5  The last I heard of him, I stopped in the mist to listen, and the file was still going.
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6  And he stirred it and he tasted it; not with a spoon that was brought to him, but with a file.
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7  I knew it to be Joe's file, and I knew that he knew my convict, the moment I saw the instrument.
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8  I got a dreadful start, when I thought I heard the file still going; but it was only a sheep-bell.
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9  He'd no more heart than a iron file, he was as cold as death, and he had the head of the Devil afore mentioned.
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Get Context   In Chapter XLII
10  He did this so that nobody but I saw the file; and when he had done it he wiped the file and put it in a breast-pocket.
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11  There was a door in the kitchen, communicating with the forge; I unlocked and unbolted that door, and got a file from among Joe's tools.
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12  I said that I would get him the file, and I would get him what broken bits of food I could, and I would come to him at the Battery, early in the morning.
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13  His eyes looked so awfully hungry too, that when I handed him the file and he laid it down on the grass, it occurred to me he would have tried to eat it, if he had not seen my bundle.
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14  I coaxed myself to sleep by thinking of Miss Havisham's, next Wednesday; and in my sleep I saw the file coming at me out of a door, without seeing who held it, and I screamed myself awake.
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15  For the fugitive out on the marshes with the ironed leg, the mysterious young man, the file, the food, and the dreadful pledge I was under to commit a larceny on those sheltering premises, rose before me in the avenging coals.
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16  But he was down on the rank wet grass, filing at his iron like a madman, and not minding me or minding his own leg, which had an old chafe upon it and was bloody, but which he handled as roughly as if it had no more feeling in it than the file.
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17  No need to take a file from his pocket and show it to me; no need to take the handkerchief from his neck and twist it round his head; no need to hug himself with both his arms, and take a shivering turn across the room, looking back at me for recognition.
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