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1  Then, Mr. Pip, one of those two prisoners sat behind you tonight.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVII
2  'This is a terrible hardened one,' they says to prison wisitors, picking out me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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3  It struck me that Wemmick walked among the prisoners much as a gardener might walk among his plants.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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4  Being far too ill to remain in the common prison, he was removed, after the first day or so, into the infirmary.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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5  He lay in prison very ill, during the whole interval between his committal for trial and the coming round of the Sessions.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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6  Cribbed and barred and moored by massive rusty chains, the prison-ship seemed in my young eyes to be ironed like the prisoners.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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7  I beat the prison dust off my feet as I sauntered to and fro, and I shook it out of my dress, and I exhaled its air from my lungs.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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8  Both these heads of information were in a list that Magwitch, while in prison, gave to Mr. Jaggers, of the possessions he supposed I should inherit.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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9  Our lights warmed the air about us with their pitchy blaze, and the two prisoners seemed rather to like that, as they limped along in the midst of the muskets.
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10  We were at Newgate in a few minutes, and we passed through the lodge where some fetters were hanging up on the bare walls among the prison rules, into the interior of the jail.
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11  As we came out of the prison through the lodge, I found that the great importance of my guardian was appreciated by the turnkeys, no less than by those whom they held in charge.
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12  I do not recollect that I once saw any change in it for the better; he wasted, and became slowly weaker and worse, day by day, from the day when the prison door closed upon him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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13  It came out that the whole of the back of the coach had been taken by a family removing from London, and that there were no places for the two prisoners but on the seat in front behind the coachman.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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14  Nobody doubted it; but Compeyson, who had meant to depose to it, was tumbling on the tides, dead, and it happened that there was not at that time any prison officer in London who could give the required evidence.
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15  It was visiting time when Wemmick took me in, and a potman was going his rounds with beer; and the prisoners, behind bars in yards, were buying beer, and talking to friends; and a frowzy, ugly, disorderly, depressing scene it was.
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16  He who had been presented in the worst light at his trial, who had since broken prison and had been tried again, who had returned from transportation under a life sentence, and who had occasioned the death of the man who was the cause of his arrest.
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17  I still held her forcibly down with all my strength, like a prisoner who might escape; and I doubt if I even knew who she was, or why we had struggled, or that she had been in flames, or that the flames were out, until I saw the patches of tinder that had been her garments no longer alight but falling in a black shower around us.
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