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1  And I had heard of the death of her husband, from an accident consequent on his ill-treatment of a horse.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIX
2  In the act of dipping forward as if I were going to bathe among the horses, I woke in a fright and took the question up again.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVIII
3  I saw him through the window, seizing his horse's mane, and mounting in his blundering brutal manner, and sidling and backing away.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIII
4  But there were no pigeons in the dove-cot, no horses in the stable, no pigs in the sty, no malt in the storehouse, no smells of grains and beer in the copper or the vat.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
5  The horse was visible outside in the drizzle at the door, my breakfast was put on the table, Drummle's was cleared away, the waiter invited me to begin, I nodded, we both stood our ground.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIII
6  In the evening we went out for a walk in the streets, and went half-price to the Theatre; and next day we went to church at Westminster Abbey, and in the afternoon we walked in the Parks; and I wondered who shod all the horses there, and wished Joe did.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
7  I had scarcely had time to enjoy the coach and to think how like a straw-yard it was, and yet how like a rag-shop, and to wonder why the horses' nose-bags were kept inside, when I observed the coachman beginning to get down, as if we were going to stop presently.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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8  I was, and I am, sensible that the air of this chamber, in its strong combination of stable with soup-stock, might have led one to infer that the coaching department was not doing well, and that the enterprising proprietor was boiling down the horses for the refreshment department.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIII
9  So subdued I was by those tears, and by their breaking out again in the course of the quiet walk, that when I was on the coach, and it was clear of the town, I deliberated with an aching heart whether I would not get down when we changed horses and walk back, and have another evening at home, and a better parting.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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10  Their keeper had a brace of pistols, and carried a thick-knobbed bludgeon under his arm; but he was on terms of good understanding with them, and stood with them beside him, looking on at the putting-to of the horses, rather with an air as if the convicts were an interesting Exhibition not formally open at the moment, and he the Curator.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVIII