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1  Our conference was held in the state parlor, which was feebly lighted by one candle.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVIII
2  She was immediately deposed, however, by Herbert, who silently led me into the parlor and shut the door.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVI
3  I selected the materials for a suit, with the assistance of Mr. Trabb's judgment, and re-entered the parlor to be measured.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
4  After breakfast, Joe brought out my indentures from the press in the best parlor, and we put them in the fire, and I felt that I was free.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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5  He had prepared a collation for me in the Barnwell parlor, and he too ordered his shopman to "come out of the gangway" as my sacred person passed.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
6  Then my sister sealed them up in a piece of paper, and put them under some dried rose-leaves in an ornamental teapot on the top of a press in the state parlor.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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7  My reason is to be found in what took place in Mr. Pumblechook's parlor: where, on our presenting ourselves, my sister sat in conference with that detested seedsman.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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8  Mr. Pumblechook and I breakfasted at eight o'clock in the parlor behind the shop, while the shopman took his mug of tea and hunch of bread and butter on a sack of peas in the front premises.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
9  We dined on these occasions in the kitchen, and adjourned, for the nuts and oranges and apples to the parlor; which was a change very like Joe's change from his working-clothes to his Sunday dress.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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10  No sooner did he see me, than he appeared to consider that a special Providence had put a 'prentice in his way to be read at; and he laid hold of me, and insisted on my accompanying him to the Pumblechookian parlor.'
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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11  I thanked him and ran home again, and there I found that Joe had already locked the front door and vacated the state parlor, and was seated by the kitchen fire with a hand on each knee, gazing intently at the burning coals.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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12  So, Mr. Trabb measured and calculated me in the parlor, as if I were an estate and he the finest species of surveyor, and gave himself such a world of trouble that I felt that no suit of clothes could possibly remunerate him for his pains.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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13  Soon afterwards, Biddy, Joe, and I, had a cold dinner together; but we dined in the best parlor, not in the old kitchen, and Joe was so exceedingly particular what he did with his knife and fork and the saltcellar and what not, that there was great restraint upon us.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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14  The second or third time as ever I see him, he come a tearing down into Compeyson's parlor late at night, in only a flannel gown, with his hair all in a sweat, and he says to Compeyson's wife, 'Sally, she really is upstairs alonger me, now, and I can't get rid of her.'
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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15  Putting on the best clothes I had, I went into town as early as I could hope to find the shops open, and presented myself before Mr. Trabb, the tailor, who was having his breakfast in the parlor behind his shop, and who did not think it worth his while to come out to me, but called me in to him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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16  When he had at last done and had appointed to send the articles to Mr. Pumblechook's on the Thursday evening, he said, with his hand upon the parlor lock, "I know, sir, that London gentlemen cannot be expected to patronize local work, as a rule; but if you would give me a turn now and then in the quality of a townsman, I should greatly esteem it."
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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17  I had believed in the best parlor as a most elegant saloon; I had believed in the front door, as a mysterious portal of the Temple of State whose solemn opening was attended with a sacrifice of roast fowls; I had believed in the kitchen as a chaste though not magnificent apartment; I had believed in the forge as the glowing road to manhood and independence.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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