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1  She'll drop down the river with that theer tide.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
2  Faster than ever river ran towards the sea, it flashes, darkens, and rolls away.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
3  By this time, some months had passed since our interview on the bank of the river with Martha.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 50. Mr. PEGGOTTY'S DREAM COMES TRUE
4  My opinion of the coal trade on that river is, that it may require talent, but that it certainly requires capital.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
5  The furniture was rather faded, but quite good enough for me; and, sure enough, the river was outside the windows.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23. I CORROBORATE Mr. DICK, AND CHOOSE A ...
6  But that one dark glimpse of the river, through the gateway, had instinctively prepared me for her going no farther.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
7  A glimpse of the river through a dull gateway, where some waggons were housed for the night, seemed to arrest my feet.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
8  If the house, and every one of us, had tumbled out into the river together, I could hardly have received a greater shock.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. MY AUNT ASTONISHES ME
9  Its position is just at that point where the street ceases, and the road begins to lie between a row of houses and the river.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
10  I should have been in the river long ago,' she said, glancing at it with a terrible expression, 'if any wrong to her had been upon my mind.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
11  I looked in all directions, as far as I could stare over the wilderness, and away at the sea, and away at the river, but no house could I make out.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. I HAVE A CHANGE
12  She made a great point of being so near the river, in case of a conflagration; and I suppose really did find some satisfaction in that circumstance.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. DEPRESSION
13  In a breath, the river that flows through our Sunday walks is sparkling in the summer sun, is ruffled by the winter wind, or thickened with drifting heaps of ice.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
14  The Micawber family were lodged in a little, dirty, tumble-down public-house, which in those days was close to the stairs, and whose protruding wooden rooms overhung the river.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
15  As soon as she came here, and saw the water, she stopped as if she had come to her destination; and presently went slowly along by the brink of the river, looking intently at it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
16  Modern improvements have altered the place; but it was the last house at the bottom of a narrow street, curving down hill to the river, with some stairs at the end, where people took boat.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T ...
17  I see myself emerging one evening from some of these arches, on a little public-house close to the river, with an open space before it, where some coal-heavers were dancing; to look at whom I sat down upon a bench.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T ...
18  As if she were a part of the refuse it had cast out, and left to corruption and decay, the girl we had followed strayed down to the river's brink, and stood in the midst of this night-picture, lonely and still, looking at the water.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
19  It looked rather spongy and soppy, I thought, as I carried my eye over the great dull waste that lay across the river; and I could not help wondering, if the world were really as round as my geography book said, how any part of it came to be so flat.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. I HAVE A CHANGE
20  With this brief introduction, she produced from her pocket an advertisement, carefully cut out of a newspaper, setting forth that in Buckingham Street in the Adelphi there was to be let furnished, with a view of the river, a singularly desirable, and compact set of chambers, forming a genteel residence for a young gentleman, a member of one of the Inns of Court, or otherwise, with immediate possession.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23. I CORROBORATE Mr. DICK, AND CHOOSE A ...