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1  'This is a terrible hardened one,' they says to prison wisitors, picking out me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLII
2  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
Get Context   In Chapter LVI
3  He further gave me leave to accompany the prisoner to London; but declined to accord that grace to my two friends.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIV
4  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
Get Context   In Chapter LVI
5  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
Get Context   In Chapter XXXII
6  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
Get Context   In Chapter LV
7  Still, in the same moment, I saw the prisoner start up, lean across his captor, and pull the cloak from the neck of the shrinking sitter in the galley.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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8  I had gone direct to Mr. Jaggers at his private house, on my arrival over night, to retain his assistance, and Mr. Jaggers on the prisoner's behalf would admit nothing.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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9  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.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXII
10  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.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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11  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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12  Rising for a moment, a distinct speck of face in this way of light, the prisoner said, "My Lord, I have received my sentence of Death from the Almighty, but I bow to yours," and sat down again.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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13  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.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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14  When I asked this officer's permission to change the prisoner's wet clothes by purchasing any spare garments I could get at the public-house, he gave it readily: merely observing that he must take charge of everything his prisoner had about him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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15  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.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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16  In the same moment, I saw the steersman of the galley lay his hand on his prisoner's shoulder, and saw that both boats were swinging round with the force of the tide, and saw that all hands on board the steamer were running forward quite frantically.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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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.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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