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1  In the moment when I was withdrawing my head to go quietly away, I saw a great flaming light spring up.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIX
2  In his savage taunting, he flared the candle so close at me that I turned my face aside to save it from the flame.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIII
3  My left arm was a good deal burned to the elbow, and, less severely, as high as the shoulder; it was very painful, but the flames had set in that direction, and I felt thankful it was no worse.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter L
4  At first, as I lay quiet on the sofa, I found it painfully difficult, I might say impossible, to get rid of the impression of the glare of the flames, their hurry and noise, and the fierce burning smell.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter L
5  Years afterwards, I made a dreadful likeness of that woman, by causing a face that had no other natural resemblance to it than it derived from flowing hair to pass behind a bowl of flaming spirits in a dark room.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
6  I still held her forcibly down with all my strength, like a prisoner who might escape; and I doubt if I even knew who she was, or why we had struggled, or that she had been in flames, or that the flames were out, until I saw the patches of tinder that had been her garments no longer alight but falling in a black shower around us.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIX
7  As I stood idle by Mr. Jaggers's fire, its rising and falling flame made the two casts on the shelf look as if they were playing a diabolical game at bo-peep with me; while the pair of coarse, fat office candles that dimly lighted Mr. Jaggers as he wrote in a corner were decorated with dirty winding-sheets, as if in remembrance of a host of hanged clients.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVIII