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1  You will please consider me your guardian.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVIII
2  No, no," my guardian assented; "don't have too much to do with him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
3  We took our seats at the round table, and my guardian kept Drummle on one side of him, while Startop sat on the other.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
4  She set the dish on, touched my guardian quietly on the arm with a finger to notify that dinner was ready, and vanished.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
5  My guardian threw his supplicant off with supreme indifference, and left him dancing on the pavement as if it were red hot.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XX
6  Your guardian was not at that time in Miss Havisham's counsels, and she was too haughty and too much in love to be advised by any one.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
7  As the door was not yet shut, I thought I would leave Herbert there for a moment, and run up stairs again to say a word to my guardian.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
8  Mr. Pocket did not object to this arrangement, but urged that before any step could possibly be taken in it, it must be submitted to my guardian.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIV
9  It fell out as Wemmick had told me it would, that I had an early opportunity of comparing my guardian's establishment with that of his cashier and clerk.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
10  Another clerk was rung down from up stairs to take his place while he was out, and I accompanied him into the street, after shaking hands with my guardian.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XX
11  At last we went back into the house, and there I heard, with surprise, that my guardian had come down to see Miss Havisham on business, and would come back to dinner.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIX
12  I am going up to my guardian in London," said I, casually drawing some guineas out of my pocket and looking at them; "and I want a fashionable suit of clothes to go in.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
13  Dinner went off gayly, and although my guardian seemed to follow rather than originate subjects, I knew that he wrenched the weakest part of our dispositions out of us.
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14  My guardian was in his room, washing his hands with his scented soap, when I went into the office from Walworth; and he called me to him, and gave me the invitation for myself and friends which Wemmick had prepared me to receive.
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15  By some invisible agency, my guardian wound him up to a pitch little short of ferocity about this trifle; and he fell to baring and spanning his arm to show how muscular it was, and we all fell to baring and spanning our arms in a ridiculous manner.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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16  You will find your credit good, Mr. Pip," said my guardian, whose flask of sherry smelt like a whole caskful, as he hastily refreshed himself, "but I shall by this means be able to check your bills, and to pull you up if I find you outrunning the constable.
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17  Now the housekeeper was at that time clearing the table; my guardian, taking no heed of her, but with the side of his face turned from her, was leaning back in his chair biting the side of his forefinger and showing an interest in Drummle, that, to me, was quite inexplicable.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
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