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1  It is a most miserable thing to feel ashamed of home.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIV
2  The weather was miserably raw, and the two cursed the cold.
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Get Context   In Chapter XXVIII
3  We were always more or less miserable, and most of our acquaintance were in the same condition.
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4  We don't know what you have done, but we wouldn't have you starved to death for it, poor miserable fellow-creatur.
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5  And I was so miserable poor, that I sold all the clothes I had, except what hung on my back, afore I could get Jaggers.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLII
6  Also, when we played at cards Miss Havisham would look on, with a miserly relish of Estella's moods, whatever they were.
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Get Context   In Chapter XII
7  Miss Havisham's gray hair was all adrift upon the ground, among the other bridal wrecks, and was a miserable sight to see.
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8  No doubt I should have been miserable whomsoever she had favored; but a worthier object would have caused me a different kind and degree of distress.
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9  There may be black ingratitude in the thing, and the punishment may be retributive and well deserved; but that it is a miserable thing, I can testify.
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Get Context   In Chapter XIV
10  It was a relief to get out of the room where the night had been so miserable, and I needed no second knocking at the door to startle me from my uneasy bed.
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Get Context   In Chapter XLV
11  And still I stood looking at the house, thinking how happy I should be if I lived there with her, and knowing that I never was happy with her, but always miserable.
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12  That miserable man would seem for a time to have become convinced of his errors, when far removed from the scenes of his old offences, and to have lived a peaceable and honest life.
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13  Always holding tight by the leg of the table with my hands and feet, I saw the miserable creature finger his glass playfully, take it up, smile, throw his head back, and drink the brandy off.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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14  I recalled the hopeless circumstances by which she had been surrounded in the miserable little shop and the miserable little noisy evening school, with that miserable old bundle of incompetence always to be dragged and shouldered.
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15  As I knew it would be miserable at home, and as the nights were dark and the way was dreary, and almost any companionship on the road was better than none, I made no great resistance; consequently, we turned into Pumblechook's just as the street and the shops were lighting up.
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16  Miserably I went to bed after all, and miserably thought of Estella, and miserably dreamed that my expectations were all cancelled, and that I had to give my hand in marriage to Herbert's Clara, or play Hamlet to Miss Havisham's Ghost, before twenty thousand people, without knowing twenty words of it.
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17  It opened to the ground, and looked into a most miserable corner of the neglected garden, upon a rank ruin of cabbage-stalks, and one box-tree that had been clipped round long ago, like a pudding, and had a new growth at the top of it, out of shape and of a different color, as if that part of the pudding had stuck to the saucepan and got burnt.
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Get Context   In Chapter XI
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