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1  I am sure I shall improve it in time.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
2  'I am improving my legal knowledge, Master Copperfield,' said Uriah.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. I AM A NEW BOY IN MORE SENSES THAN ONE
3  The kitchen will not improve you, in the many respects in which you need improvement.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
4  The kitchen will not improve you, in the many respects in which you need improvement.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
5  Earnestness is what that Somebody must look for, to sustain him and improve him, Trot.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. DEPRESSION
6  Clara is greatly strengthened and improved, but we can hardly expect so much from her.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
7  To improve it, we all distinctly heard Jip give two short barks, and receive another choke.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
8  This is not a character that I can suffer to develop itself beneath my eyes without an effort at improvement.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
9  Since I have been in that altered position, I have strained every nerve, I have exerted every energy, to improve it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
10  Steerforth, after very much improving Mrs. Gummidge's spirits by a cheerful salutation and a jocose embrace, took my arm, and hurried me away.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. SOME OLD SCENES, AND SOME NEW PEOPLE
11  God help me, I might have been improved for my whole life, I might have been made another creature perhaps, for life, by a kind word at that season.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
12  At all events his face was tied up in a black silk handkerchief, which, with his hat perched on the top of it, was far from improving his appearance.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. MISCHIEF
13  I was awkward enough in their games, and backward enough in their studies; but custom would improve me in the first respect, I hoped, and hard work in the second.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. I AM A NEW BOY IN MORE SENSES THAN ONE
14  I resolved to do what I could, in a quiet way, to improve our proceedings myself, but I foresaw that my utmost would be very little, or I must degenerate into the spider again, and be for ever lying in wait.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
15  I had not the hardihood to suggest to Dora's father that possibly we might even improve the world a little, if we got up early in the morning, and took off our coats to the work; but I confessed that I thought we might improve the Commons.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
16  I feel as if it were not for me to record, even though this manuscript is intended for no eyes but mine, how hard I worked at that tremendous short-hand, and all improvement appertaining to it, in my sense of responsibility to Dora and her aunts.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. MISCHIEF
17  It being now pretty late, we took our candles and went upstairs, where we parted with friendly heartiness at his door, and where I found my new room a great improvement on my old one, it not being at all musty, and having an immense four-post bedstead in it, which was quite a little landed estate.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19. I LOOK ABOUT ME, AND MAKE A DISCOVERY
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