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1  I had hold of Joe's hand now, and Joe carried one of the torches.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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2  She was an orphan like myself; like me, too, had been brought up by hand.
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3  I was passing out without looking at her, when she touched me with a taunting hand.
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4  I tell you what, young fellow," said she, "I didn't bring you up by hand to badger people's lives out.
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5  I had cherished a profound conviction that her bringing me up by hand gave her no right to bring me up by jerks.
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6  She was not a good-looking woman, my sister; and I had a general impression that she must have made Joe Gargery marry her by hand.
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7  The voice returned, "Quite right," and the window was shut again, and a young lady came across the court-yard, with keys in her hand.
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8  I was beginning to remind her that to-day was Wednesday, when she checked me with her former impatient movement of the fingers of her right hand.
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9  In an arm-chair, with an elbow resting on the table and her head leaning on that hand, sat the strangest lady I have ever seen, or shall ever see.
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10  There we were stopped a few minutes by a signal from the sergeant's hand, while two or three of his men dispersed themselves among the graves, and also examined the porch.
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11  And then they both stared at me, and I, with an obtrusive show of artlessness on my countenance, stared at them, and plaited the right leg of my trousers with my right hand.
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12  Well," said Joe, passing the poker into his left hand, that he might feel his whisker; and I had no hope of him whenever he took to that placid occupation; "your sister's a master-mind.
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13  It was the sergeant who had spoken to me, and he was now looking round at the company, with his handcuffs invitingly extended towards them in his right hand, and his left on my shoulder.
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14  But, Uncle Pumblechook, who was omnipotent in that kitchen, wouldn't hear the word, wouldn't hear of the subject, imperiously waved it all away with his hand, and asked for hot gin and water.
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15  Having at that time to find out for myself what the expression meant, and knowing her to have a hard and heavy hand, and to be much in the habit of laying it upon her husband as well as upon me, I supposed that Joe Gargery and I were both brought up by hand.
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16  This was all I heard that night before my sister clutched me, as a slumberous offence to the company's eyesight, and assisted me up to bed with such a strong hand that I seemed to have fifty boots on, and to be dangling them all against the edges of the stairs.
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17  Joe, who had ventured into the kitchen after me as the dustpan had retired before us, drew the back of his hand across his nose with a conciliatory air, when Mrs. Joe darted a look at him, and, when her eyes were withdrawn, secretly crossed his two forefingers, and exhibited them to me, as our token that Mrs. Joe was in a cross temper.
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