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1  They seem to come natural to me.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX
2  Some purpose or other is so natural to every one, that a mere loiterer always looks and feels remarkable.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
3  I have heard him on such occasions produce sounds of a nature similar to what may be sometimes heard in Dutch clocks.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
4  Now, Mrs. Sparsit was not a poetical woman; but she took an idea in the nature of an allegorical fancy, into her head.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
5  His skin was so unwholesomely deficient in the natural tinge, that he looked as though, if he were cut, he would bleed white.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II
6  Her features were handsome; but their natural play was so locked up, that it seemed impossible to guess at their genuine expression.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
7  Upon a nature long accustomed to self-suppression, thus torn and divided, the Harthouse philosophy came as a relief and justification.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
8  With a gentleness that was as natural to him as he knew it to be to Rachael, he pursued the subject that interested her in her old age.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
9  She clung to him as she should have clung to some far better nature that day, and was a little shaken in her reserved composure for the first time.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
10  However, he took affairs as coolly as it was in human nature to do, and entertained himself with the facetious idea of the training more than once.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
11  You know I am a sordid piece of human nature, ready to sell myself at any time for any reasonable sum, and altogether incapable of any Arcadian proceeding whatever.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
12  By nonsense he meant fancy; and truly it is probable she was as free from any alloy of that nature, as any human being not arrived at the perfection of an absolute idiot, ever was.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
13  With a rule and a pair of scales, and the multiplication table always in his pocket, sir, ready to weigh and measure any parcel of human nature, and tell you exactly what it comes to.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II
14  Not with the brightness natural to cheerful youth, but with uncertain, eager, doubtful flashes, which had something painful in them, analogous to the changes on a blind face groping its way.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
15  Then they pressed about her, and bent over her in very natural attitudes, kissing and embracing her: and brought the children to take leave of her; and were a tender-hearted, simple, foolish set of women altogether.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
16  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
17  What harmony, besides her age and her simplicity, surrounded her, he did not know, but even in this fantastic action there was a something neither out of time nor place: a something which it seemed as if nobody else could have made as serious, or done with such a natural and touching air.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII
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