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1  I went softly towards it, meaning to peep over the flowers, when Joe and Biddy stood before me, arm in arm.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVIII
2  And she had a long white veil dependent from her hair, and she had bridal flowers in her hair, but her hair was white.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
3  I took the next opportunity; which was when she was waiting for Mrs. Blandley to take her home, and was sitting apart among some flowers, ready to go.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVIII
4  I saw that the bride within the bridal dress had withered like the dress, and like the flowers, and had no brightness left but the brightness of her sunken eyes.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
5  But the house was not deserted, and the best parlor seemed to be in use, for there were white curtains fluttering in its window, and the window was open and gay with flowers.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVIII
6  If the green and yellow growth of weed in the chinks of the old wall had been the most precious flowers that ever blew, it could not have been more cherished in my remembrance.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIX
7  I thought it a little too much that he should complain of being cut short in his flower after all, as if he had not been running to seed, leaf after leaf, ever since his course began.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XV
8  Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IX
9  That's it, Pip," said Joe; "and they took his till, and they took his cash-box, and they drinked his wine, and they partook of his wittles, and they slapped his face, and they pulled his nose, and they tied him up to his bedpust, and they giv him a dozen, and they stuffed his mouth full of flowering annuals to prewent his crying out.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVII