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1  That is according as the young gentleman has his original character formed.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
2  Mr. and Miss Murdstone had originated it, and my mother had of course agreed with them.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
3  It seemed to my imagination as if the portrait had grown womanly, and the original remained a child.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. I MAKE ANOTHER BEGINNING
4  I may claim the merit of having originated the suggestion that the will should be looked for in the box.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31. A GREATER LOSS
5  The idea did not originate in my own discernment, I am bound to confess, but in a speech of Rosa Dartle's.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29. I VISIT STEERFORTH AT HIS HOME, AGAIN
6  It was the first time it had ever occurred to me, that this detestable cant of false humility might have originated out of the Heep family.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
7  He appeared to have settled into his original foundation, like a building; and I must confess that my faith in his ever Moving, was not much greater than if he had been a building.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. MR. DICK FULFILS MY AUNT'S PREDICTIONS
8  A curious equality of friendship, originating, I suppose, in our respective circumstances, sprung up between me and these people, notwithstanding the ludicrous disparity in our years.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T ...
9  As to originating a banking-business, I may know that there are members of my family who, if they chose to place their money in Mr. Micawber's hands, might found an establishment of that description.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
10  Our instructions to Mr. Dick were that he should copy exactly what he had before him, without the least departure from the original; and that when he felt it necessary to make the slightest allusion to King Charles the First, he should fly to the Memorial.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
11  It might have been a dream, originating in the fancy which had occupied my mind so long, but I awoke with the impression that my aunt had come and bent over me, and had put my hair away from my face, and laid my head more comfortably, and had then stood looking at me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION
12  I think I had some glimpses of the real character of this conversation at the time; but I am sure, now, that the good creature originated it, and took her part in it, merely that my mother might comfort herself with the little contradictory summary in which she had indulged.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
13  As I walked home to it, after this evening's conversation, reflecting on what had passed between Ham and myself when I was last at Yarmouth, I wavered in the original purpose I had formed, of leaving a letter for Emily when I should take leave of her uncle on board the ship, and thought it would be better to write to her now.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. TEMPEST