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1  I'll do the best in my power for you.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. I ENLARGE MY CIRCLE OF ACQUAINTANCE
2  If I had the power to sit in judgement on her, I would see it done.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
3  How much I suffered, it is, as I have said already, utterly beyond my power to tell.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T ...
4  He was a person of great power in my eyes; that was, of course, the reason of my mind running on him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. I ENLARGE MY CIRCLE OF ACQUAINTANCE
5  I saw her, distinctly, and the whole power of her face and character seemed forced into that expression.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 50. Mr. PEGGOTTY'S DREAM COMES TRUE
6  If you live in his home and know him, you know, perhaps, what his power with a weak, vain girl might be.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 50. Mr. PEGGOTTY'S DREAM COMES TRUE
7  I did not quite perceive the application of this fact to myself, but I smiled on Mrs. Crupp, as benignly as was in my power.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
8  To see her lay the flowers against her little dimpled chin, was to lose all presence of mind and power of language in a feeble ecstasy.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
9  And indeed,' said Traddles, 'it was sold, by virtue of the power of management he held from you; but I needn't say by whom sold, or on whose actual signature.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. Mr. MICAWBER'S TRANSACTIONS
10  The reversal of the two natures, in their relative positions, Uriah's of power and Mr. Wickfield's of dependence, was a sight more painful to me than I can express.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. DEPRESSION
11  A timely observation of the sense of power that there was in his face, did more to bring back to my remembrance the entreaty of Agnes, in its full force, than any effort I could have made.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
12  As he stood, looking at his cap for a little while before beginning to speak, I could not help observing what power and force of character his sinewy hand expressed, and what a good and trusty companion it was to his honest brow and iron-grey hair.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. THE BEGINNING OF A LONGER JOURNEY
13  This may be fancy, though I think the memory of most of us can go farther back into such times than many of us suppose; just as I believe the power of observation in numbers of very young children to be quite wonderful for its closeness and accuracy.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE
14  Her own views of every question, and her correction of everything that was said to which she was opposed, Miss Dartle insinuated in the same way: sometimes, I could not conceal from myself, with great power, though in contradiction even of Steerforth.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20. STEERFORTH'S HOME
15  What I particularly request Mr. Micawber to be careful of, is,' said Mrs. Micawber, 'that he does not, my dear Mr. Copperfield, in applying himself to this subordinate branch of the law, place it out of his power to rise, ultimately, to the top of the tree.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
16  At times, even his impaired power of concentrating his memory and attention on particular points of business, has recovered itself very much; and he has been able to assist us in making some things clear, that we should have found very difficult indeed, if not hopeless, without him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. Mr. MICAWBER'S TRANSACTIONS
17  But when his eyes passed on to Agnes, and I saw the rage with which he felt his power over her slipping away, and the exhibition, in their disappointment, of the odious passions that had led him to aspire to one whose virtues he could never appreciate or care for, I was shocked by the mere thought of her having lived, an hour, within sight of such a man.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
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