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1  I ought to give you a reason for fighting, too.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XI
2  Biddy was the wisest of girls, and she tried to reason no more with me.
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Get Context   In Chapter XVII
3  For a reason that I had, I felt as if my eyes would start out of my head.
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4  He quite understood and reciprocated my good intentions, as I had reason to know thereafter.
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5  Yet I did not, and for the reason that I mistrusted that if I did, he would think me worse than I was.
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Get Context   In Chapter VI
6  I mentioned my reason for desiring to avoid observation in the village, and he lauded it to the skies.
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Get Context   In Chapter XIX
7  He never smoked so late, and it seemed to hint to me that he wanted comforting, for some reason or other.
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8  She would have some fair reason for looking down upon me, I thought, if she saw me frightened; and she would have no fair reason.
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9  For, it inscrutably appeared to stand to reason, in the minds of the whole company, that I was an excrescence on the entertainment.
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10  He had struck root in Joe's establishment, by reason of my sister's sudden fancy for him, or I should have tried to get him dismissed.
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11  But he was often talked at, while they were in progress, by reason of Mrs. Joe's perceiving that he was not favorable to my being taken from the forge.
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12  Though I really see no reason why she should have worn it at all; or why, if she did wear it at all, she should not have taken it off, every day of her life.
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13  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.
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14  I was always treated as if I had insisted on being born in opposition to the dictates of reason, religion, and morality, and against the dissuading arguments of my best friends.
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15  I have reason to think that Joe's intellects were brightened by the encounter they had passed through, and that on our way to Pumblechook's he invented a subtle and deep design.
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16  Estella opened the gate as usual, and, the moment she appeared, Joe took his hat off and stood weighing it by the brim in both his hands; as if he had some urgent reason in his mind for being particular to half a quarter of an ounce.
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17  In pursuance of this luminous conception I mentioned to Biddy when I went to Mr. Wopsle's great-aunt's at night, that I had a particular reason for wishing to get on in life, and that I should feel very much obliged to her if she would impart all her learning to me.
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