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1  That the mother was still living.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LI
2  No; there are only two; mother and daughter.
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3  And I felt absolutely certain that this woman was Estella's mother.
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4  Her mother died when she was a baby, and her father denied her nothing.
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5  Not to mention bearers, all the money that could be spared were wanted for my mother.
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6  So convinced I was of that woman's being her mother, that I wanted no evidence to establish the fact in my own mind.
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7  My father, Pip, he were given to drink, and when he were overtook with drink, he hammered away at my mother, most onmerciful.
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8  That the mother and father, unknown to one another, were dwelling within so many miles, furlongs, yards if you like, of one another.
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9  Mrs. Whimple," said Herbert, when I told him so, "is the best of housewives, and I really do not know what my Clara would do without her motherly help.
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10  From the character and turn of the inscription, "Also Georgiana Wife of the Above," I drew a childish conclusion that my mother was freckled and sickly.
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11  Startop had been spoilt by a weak mother and kept at home when he ought to have been at school, but he was devotedly attached to her, and admired her beyond measure.
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12  The mother looked young, and the daughter looked old; the mother's complexion was pink, and the daughter's was yellow; the mother set up for frivolity, and the daughter for theology.
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13  Yes, perhaps I ought to mention," said Herbert, who had become curiously crestfallen and meek, since we entered on the interesting theme, "that she is rather below my mother's nonsensical family notions.
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14  'Consequence, my mother and me we ran away from my father several times; and then my mother she'd go out to work, and she'd say, "Joe," she'd say, "now, please God, you shall have some schooling, child," and she'd put me to school.
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15  "Put the case, Pip, that here was one pretty little child out of the heap who could be saved; whom the father believed dead, and dared make no stir about; as to whom, over the mother, the legal adviser had this power: "I know what you did, and how you did it.
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16  Now, whether," pursued Herbert, "he had used the child's mother ill, or whether he had used the child's mother well, Provis doesn't say; but she had shared some four or five years of the wretched life he described to us at this fireside, and he seems to have felt pity for her, and forbearance towards her.
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17  She turned her face to me for the first time since she had averted it, and, to my amazement, I may even add to my terror, dropped on her knees at my feet; with her folded hands raised to me in the manner in which, when her poor heart was young and fresh and whole, they must often have been raised to heaven from her mother's side.
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