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1  I thanked him, staring at him far beyond the bounds of good manners, and holding tight to Joe.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter X
2  I had had no intercourse with the world at that time, and I imitated none of its many inhabitants who act in this manner.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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3  But I was in a manner stupefied by this turning up of my old misdeed and old acquaintance, and could think of nothing else.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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4  I wondered whether he could be a doctor; but no, I thought; he couldn't be a doctor, or he would have a quieter and more persuasive manner.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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5  He wore a flapping broad-brimmed traveller's hat, and under it a handkerchief tied over his head in the manner of a cap: so that he showed no hair.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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6  When we had played some half-dozen games, a day was appointed for my return, and I was taken down into the yard to be fed in the former dog-like manner.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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7  I thought he would be more glad if I came upon him with his breakfast, in that unexpected manner, so I went forward softly and touched him on the shoulder.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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8  After that, he sat feeling his right-side flaxen curls and whisker, and following Mrs. Joe about with his blue eyes, as his manner always was at squally times.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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9  At last, I desperately considered that the thing I contemplated must be done, and that it had best be done in the least improbable manner consistent with the circumstances.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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10  Joe's blue eyes turned a little watery; he rubbed first one of them, and then the other, in a most uncongenial and uncomfortable manner, with the round knob on the top of the poker.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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11  Not, I grant you, but what his manners is given to blusterous," said Joe, apologetically; "still, a Englishman's ouse is his Castle, and castles must not be busted 'cept when done in war time.'
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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12  She rented a small cottage, and Mr. Wopsle had the room up stairs, where we students used to overhear him reading aloud in a most dignified and terrific manner, and occasionally bumping on the ceiling.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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13  For such reasons, I was very glad when ten o'clock came and we started for Miss Havisham's; though I was not at all at my ease regarding the manner in which I should acquit myself under that lady's roof.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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14  As I am now generalizing a period of my life with the object of clearing my way before me, I can scarcely do so better than by at once completing the description of our usual manners and customs at Barnard's Inn.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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15  I could not help thinking that it might be harder if the butcher's time and attention were diverted from dear Mrs. Pocket; but I said nothing, and indeed had enough to do in keeping a bashful watch upon my company manners.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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16  When these points were settled, and so far carried out as that I had begun to work in earnest, it occurred to me that if I could retain my bedroom in Barnard's Inn, my life would be agreeably varied, while my manners would be none the worse for Herbert's society.
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17  Mr. Camilla interposing, as Mrs. Camilla laid her hand upon her heaving bosom, that lady assumed an unnatural fortitude of manner which I supposed to be expressive of an intention to drop and choke when out of view, and kissing her hand to Miss Havisham, was escorted forth.
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