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1  But it is the same with any life.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IX
2  I am disgusted with my calling and with my life.
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Get Context   In Chapter XVII
3  I released the leg of the table, and ran for my life.
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4  You are a rich man, upon my life, to waste wages in that way.
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Get Context   In Chapter XV
5  The second greatest surprise I have ever had in my life was seeing him on his back again, looking up at me out of a black eye.
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Get Context   In Chapter XI
6  She managed our whole domestic life, and wonderfully too; but I did not mean that, though that made what I did mean more surprising.
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Get Context   In Chapter XVII
7  The man was limping on towards this latter, as if he were the pirate come to life, and come down, and going back to hook himself up again.
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Get Context   In Chapter I
8  Though I really see no reason why she should have worn it at all; or why, if she did wear it at all, she should not have taken it off, every day of her life.
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9  Never has that curtain dropped so heavy and blank, as when my way in life lay stretched out straight before me through the newly entered road of apprenticeship to Joe.
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Get Context   In Chapter XIV
10  The very stars to which I then raised my eyes, I am afraid I took to be but poor and humble stars for glittering on the rustic objects among which I had passed my life.
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Get Context   In Chapter XVIII
11  It was not with me then, as it was in later life, when I fell into the society of the Passions, and compared them with Collins and Wopsle, rather to the disadvantage of both gentlemen.
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12  I never have been so surprised in my life, as I was when I let out the first blow, and saw him lying on his back, looking up at me with a bloody nose and his face exceedingly fore-shortened.
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13  That, if Joe knew it, and at any subsequent period of our joint domestic life remarked that his beer was flat or thick, the conviction that he suspected Tar in it, would bring a rush of blood to my face.
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14  There was a delicious sense of cleaning-up and making a quiet pause before going on in life afresh, in our village on Saturday nights, which stimulated Joe to dare to stay out half an hour longer on Saturdays than at other times.
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15  I now fell into a regular routine of apprenticeship life, which was varied beyond the limits of the village and the marshes, by no more remarkable circumstance than the arrival of my birthday and my paying another visit to Miss Havisham.
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16  In pursuance of this luminous conception I mentioned to Biddy when I went to Mr. Wopsle's great-aunt's at night, that I had a particular reason for wishing to get on in life, and that I should feel very much obliged to her if she would impart all her learning to me.
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17  And now, because my mind was not confused enough before, I complicated its confusion fifty thousand-fold, by having states and seasons when I was clear that Biddy was immeasurably better than Estella, and that the plain honest working life to which I was born had nothing in it to be ashamed of, but offered me sufficient means of self-respect and happiness.
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