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1  In time I were able to keep him, and I kep him till he went off in a purple leptic fit.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VII
2  Nothing that he wore then fitted him or seemed to belong to him; and everything that he wore then grazed him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IV
3  He had a closet in his room, fitted up for the purpose, which smelt of the scented soap like a perfumer's shop.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
4  Here Joe's hat tumbled off the mantel-piece, and he started out of his chair and picked it up, and fitted it to the same exact spot.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVII
5  Probably, it took about a dozen drowned men to fit him out completely; and that may have been the reason why the different articles of his dress were in various stages of decay.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIV
6  I strained my sight upon the sparks that fell among the tinder, and upon which he breathed and breathed, match in hand, but I could only see his lips, and the blue point of the match; even those but fitfully.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIII
7  But I must have lost it longer than I had thought, since, although I could recognize nothing in the darkness and the fitful lights and shadows of our lamps, I traced marsh country in the cold damp wind that blew at us.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVIII
8  But after I had had my new suit on some half an hour, and had gone through an immensity of posturing with Mr. Pumblechook's very limited dressing-glass, in the futile endeavor to see my legs, it seemed to fit me better.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
9  They took up several obviously wrong people, and they ran their heads very hard against wrong ideas, and persisted in trying to fit the circumstances to the ideas, instead of trying to extract ideas from the circumstances.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVI
10  In this strain of consolation, Herbert informed me the invisible Barley would commune with himself by the day and night together; Often, while it was light, having, at the same time, one eye at a telescope which was fitted on his bed for the convenience of sweeping the river.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVI
11  Mr. Wopsle, united to a Roman nose and a large shining bald forehead, had a deep voice which he was uncommonly proud of; indeed it was understood among his acquaintance that if you could only give him his head, he would read the clergyman into fits; he himself confessed that if the Church was "thrown open," meaning to competition, he would not despair of making his mark in it.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IV