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1  I think I will go down and see my old nurse.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
2  I embraced him, took my weeping nurse upon my arm, and hurried away.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
3  After that, she took the baby out of its little cradle, and nursed it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
4  He was nursing the baby, and appeared to be a benignant member of society.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
5  In the afternoon of the next day, my old nurse and I went down to Gravesend.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
6  I took the little baby in my arms when it was awake, and nursed it lovingly.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
7  My old nurse was to go to London with me next day, on the business of the will.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31. A GREATER LOSS
8  'Why, from your old nurse,' he returned, taking some papers out of his breast pocket.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
9  I could not bear to hear my old nurse so decried, and made the subject of such a wish.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION
10  My aunt, the best and most cheerful of nurses, would trudge after us, a moving mass of shawls and pillows.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
11  I felt the truth and constancy of my dear old nurse, with all my heart, and thanked her as well as I could.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. I BECOME NEGLECTED, AND AM PROVIDED FOR
12  Miss Micawber, nursing the unconscious stranger of Mrs. Micawber's last letter to me, was sensibly affected.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
13  I told him that my old nurse would be delighted to assist him, and that we would all three take the field together, but on one condition.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. MY AUNT ASTONISHES ME
14  In the morning I was joined by Mr. Peggotty and by my old nurse, and we went at an early hour to the coach office, where Mrs. Gummidge and Ham were waiting to take leave of us.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
15  Mrs. Crupp had indignantly assured him that there wasn't room to swing a cat there; but, as Mr. Dick justly observed to me, sitting down on the foot of the bed, nursing his leg, 'You know, Trotwood, I don't want to swing a cat.'
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. DEPRESSION
16  The mad gentleman looked on, out of my little window; Mr. Chillip's baby wagged its heavy head, and rolled its goggle eyes, at the clergyman, over its nurse's shoulder; Mr. Omer breathed short in the background; no one else was there; and it was very quiet.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31. A GREATER LOSS
17  When I see how perfectly you understand them, how exquisitely you can enter into happiness like this plain fisherman's, or humour a love like my old nurse's, I know that there is not a joy or sorrow, not an emotion, of such people, that can be indifferent to you.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
18  Always with her, here comes Peggotty, my good old nurse, likewise in spectacles, accustomed to do needle-work at night very close to the lamp, but never sitting down to it without a bit of wax candle, a yard-measure in a little house, and a work-box with a picture of St. Paul's upon the lid.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 64. A LAST RETROSPECT
19  Mrs. Steerforth speaking to me about my intention of going down into Suffolk, I said at hazard how glad I should be, if Steerforth would only go there with me; and explaining to him that I was going to see my old nurse, and Mr. Peggotty's family, I reminded him of the boatman whom he had seen at school.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20. STEERFORTH'S HOME
20  Mr. Peggotty put down the two children he had been nursing, one on each knee, to join Mr. and Mrs. Micawber in drinking to all of us in return; and when he and the Micawbers cordially shook hands as comrades, and his brown face brightened with a smile, I felt that he would make his way, establish a good name, and be beloved, go where he would.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS