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1  He was no great trouble to us.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE SISTERS
2  The youngster and he were great friends.
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3  When he stood up he was tall and of great bulk.
Dubliners By James Joyce
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4  There was a great clapping of hands when he sat down.
Dubliners By James Joyce
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5  And, mind you, they've a great feeling for the Irish there.
Dubliners By James Joyce
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6  I saw that he had great gaps in his mouth between his yellow teeth.
Dubliners By James Joyce
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7  We answered him and he sat down beside us on the slope slowly and with great care.
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8  I wondered at this for, as my uncle had said the night before, he had taught me a great deal.
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9  Well, Miss Flynn, at any rate it must be a great comfort for you to know that you did all you could for him.
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10  A cut ham was exposed on a great blue dish while near it on a plate lay a segment of very light plum-pudding.
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Get Context   In TWO GALLANTS
11  Someone gave the toast of the yacht The Belle of Newport and then someone proposed one great game for a finish.
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12  He knew that he would have to speak a great deal, to invent and to amuse, and his brain and throat were too dry for such a task.
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13  It was after sunset; but the window-panes of the houses that looked to the west reflected the tawny gold of a great bank of clouds.
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14  The great silver buckle of her belt seemed to depress the centre of her body, catching the light stuff of her white blouse like a clip.
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15  The decisive expression of her great florid face satisfied her and she thought of some mothers she knew who could not get their daughters off their hands.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE BOARDING HOUSE
16  Besides, he had been employed for thirteen years in a great Catholic wine-merchant's office and publicity would mean for him, perhaps, the loss of his job.
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17  Little Chandler's thoughts ever since lunch-time had been of his meeting with Gallaher, of Gallaher's invitation and of the great city London where Gallaher lived.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A LITTLE CLOUD
18  A certain pride mingled with his parents' trepidation, a certain eagerness, also, to play fast and loose for the names of great foreign cities have at least this virtue.
Dubliners By James Joyce
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19  Segouin, perhaps, would not think it a great sum but Jimmy who, in spite of temporary errors, was at heart the inheritor of solid instincts knew well with what difficulty it had been got together.
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20  They were not much more than acquaintances as yet but Jimmy found great pleasure in the society of one who had seen so much of the world and was reputed to own some of the biggest hotels in France.
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