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1  Facts alone are wanted in life.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I
2  Stephen looked older, but he had had a hard life.
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3  I hope I have learnt how to accommodate myself to the changes of life.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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4  I have been a determined character in later life, and I suppose I was then.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
5  Still, the average duration of human life is proved to have increased of late years.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
6  It made me think, after all, how short my life would be, and how little I could hope to do in it.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII
7  The calculations of various life assurance and annuity offices, among other figures which cannot go wrong, have established the fact.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
8  As the shining stars were to the heavy candle in the window, so was Rachael, in the rugged fancy of this man, to the common experiences of his life.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII
9  I can only suppose that the circumstances of your early life were too unfavourable to the development of your reasoning powers, and that we began too late.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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10  It hailed facts all day long so very hard, and life in general was opened to her as such a closely ruled ciphering-book, that assuredly she would have run away, but for only one restraint.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX
11  But the sun itself, however beneficent, generally, was less kind to Coketown than hard frost, and rarely looked intently into any of its closer regions without engendering more death than life.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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12  His pride in having at any time of his life achieved such a great social distinction as to be a nuisance, an incumbrance, and a pest, was only to be satisfied by three sonorous repetitions of the boast.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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13  And it is satisfactory to me, as your father, my dear Louisa, to know that you do not come to the consideration of that question with the previous habits of mind, and habits of life, that belong to many young women.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
14  It was generally considered, indeed, that she had been due some time, and ought to have fallen long ago; but she had kept her life, and her situation, with an ill-conditioned tenacity that occasioned much offence and disappointment.
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15  He thought of the waste of the best part of his life, of the change it made in his character for the worse every day, of the dreadful nature of his existence, bound hand and foot, to a dead woman, and tormented by a demon in her shape.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII
16  There was an air of jaded sullenness in them both, and particularly in the girl: yet, struggling through the dissatisfaction of her face, there was a light with nothing to rest upon, a fire with nothing to burn, a starved imagination keeping life in itself somehow, which brightened its expression.
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17  These attributes of Coketown were in the main inseparable from the work by which it was sustained; against them were to be set off, comforts of life which found their way all over the world, and elegancies of life which made, we will not ask how much of the fine lady, who could scarcely bear to hear the place mentioned.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
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