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1  'Yes,' said my mother, faintly.
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2  My mother answered she had had that pleasure.
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3  My mother bent her head, and begged her to walk in.
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4  'The name was Mr. Copperfield's choice,' returned my mother.
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5  She had never seen my mother, but she knew her to be not yet twenty.
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6  My mother had a sure foreboding at the second glance, that it was Miss Betsey.
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7  My mother had left her chair in her agitation, and gone behind it in the corner.
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8  He was double my mother's age when he married, and of but a delicate constitution.
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9  My mother couldn't help it notwithstanding, so she cried until she had had her cry out.
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10  My mother was too much afraid of her to refuse compliance with this odd request, if she had any disposition to do so.
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11  Then she made a frown and a gesture to my mother, like one who was accustomed to be obeyed, to come and open the door.
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12  She gave my mother such a turn, that I have always been convinced I am indebted to Miss Betsey for having been born on a Friday.
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13  'Mrs. David Copperfield, I think,' said Miss Betsey; the emphasis referring, perhaps, to my mother's mourning weeds, and her condition.
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14  Miss Betsey, looking round the room, slowly and inquiringly, began on the other side, and carried her eyes on, like a Saracen's Head in a Dutch clock, until they reached my mother.
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15  The evening wind made such a disturbance just now, among some tall old elm-trees at the bottom of the garden, that neither my mother nor Miss Betsey could forbear glancing that way.
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16  My mother was, no doubt, unusually youthful in appearance even for her years; she hung her head, as if it were her fault, poor thing, and said, sobbing, that indeed she was afraid she was but a childish widow, and would be but a childish mother if she lived.
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17  My father had often hinted that she seldom conducted herself like any ordinary Christian; and now, instead of ringing the bell, she came and looked in at that identical window, pressing the end of her nose against the glass to that extent, that my poor dear mother used to say it became perfectly flat and white in a moment.
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