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1  I had not the power to attend to it.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XL
2  She lived, and found powerful friends.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVI
3  For once, the powerful pocket-handkerchief failed.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LI
4  It won't lower your opinion of Mr. Jaggers's powers.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIV
5  Very few men have the power of wrist that this woman has.
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6  Long after these constitutional powers had dispersed, my sister lay very ill in bed.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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7  "There's power here," said Mr. Jaggers, coolly tracing out the sinews with his forefinger.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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8  Gargery's power to part you and Tickler in sunders were not fully equal to his inclinations.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVII
9  She made it a powerful merit in herself, and a strong reproach against Joe, that she wore this apron so much.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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10  I done what I could to keep you and Tickler in sunders, but my power were not always fully equal to my inclinations.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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11  The only independent one among them, he warned her that she was doing too much for this man, and was placing herself too unreservedly in his power.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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12  Whether you scold me or approve of me," returned poor Biddy, "you may equally depend upon my trying to do all that lies in my power, here, at all times.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
13  He flared the candle at me again, smoking my face and hair, and for an instant blinding me, and turned his powerful back as he replaced the light on the table.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIII
14  It was the sole resource; for he told me that the case must be over in five minutes when the witness was there, and that no power on earth could prevent its going against us.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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15  Put the case that he took her in, and that he kept down the old, wild, violent nature whenever he saw an inkling of its breaking out, by asserting his power over her in the old way.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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16  But I saw him collapse as his master rubbed me out with his hands, and my first decided experience of the stupendous power of money was, that it had morally laid upon his back Trabb's boy.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
17  Under the weight of my wicked secret, I pondered whether the Church would be powerful enough to shield me from the vengeance of the terrible young man, if I divulged to that establishment.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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18  Both Mr. and Mrs. Pocket had such a noticeable air of being in somebody else's hands, that I wondered who really was in possession of the house and let them live there, until I found this unknown power to be the servants.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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19  "Put the case, Pip, that here was one pretty little child out of the heap who could be saved; whom the father believed dead, and dared make no stir about; as to whom, over the mother, the legal adviser had this power: "I know what you did, and how you did it.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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20  When he fell asleep of an evening, with his knotted hands clenching the sides of the easy-chair, and his bald head tattooed with deep wrinkles falling forward on his breast, I would sit and look at him, wondering what he had done, and loading him with all the crimes in the Calendar, until the impulse was powerful on me to start up and fly from him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XL