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1  When I had entered he was sweeping the shop, and he had sweetened his labors by sweeping over me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
2  I then went from shop to shop, making such purchases as were necessary to the change in his appearance.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XL
3  He had a closet in his room, fitted up for the purpose, which smelt of the scented soap like a perfumer's shop.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
4  I think it's tender, because the master of the shop was a Juryman in some cases of ours the other day, and we let him down easy.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXV
5  Mr. Pumblechook and I breakfasted at eight o'clock in the parlor behind the shop, while the shopman took his mug of tea and hunch of bread and butter on a sack of peas in the front premises.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
6  As I was loitering along the High Street, looking in disconsolately at the shop windows, and thinking what I would buy if I were a gentleman, who should come out of the bookshop but Mr. Wopsle.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XV
7  I recalled the hopeless circumstances by which she had been surrounded in the miserable little shop and the miserable little noisy evening school, with that miserable old bundle of incompetence always to be dragged and shouldered.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVII
8  She had no idea what stock she had, or what the price of anything in it was; but there was a little greasy memorandum-book kept in a drawer, which served as a Catalogue of Prices, and by this oracle Biddy arranged all the shop transaction.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VII
9  It was tempting to think of that expensive Mercenary publicly airing his boots in the archway of the Blue Boar's posting-yard; it was almost solemn to imagine him casually produced in the tailor's shop, and confounding the disrespectful senses of Trabb's boy.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVIII
10  As I knew it would be miserable at home, and as the nights were dark and the way was dreary, and almost any companionship on the road was better than none, I made no great resistance; consequently, we turned into Pumblechook's just as the street and the shops were lighting up.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XV
11  Putting on the best clothes I had, I went into town as early as I could hope to find the shops open, and presented myself before Mr. Trabb, the tailor, who was having his breakfast in the parlor behind his shop, and who did not think it worth his while to come out to me, but called me in to him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
12  Putting on the best clothes I had, I went into town as early as I could hope to find the shops open, and presented myself before Mr. Trabb, the tailor, who was having his breakfast in the parlor behind his shop, and who did not think it worth his while to come out to me, but called me in to him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
13  It appeared to me that he must be a very happy man indeed, to have so many little drawers in his shop; and I wondered when I peeped into one or two on the lower tiers, and saw the tied-up brown paper packets inside, whether the flower-seeds and bulbs ever wanted of a fine day to break out of those jails, and bloom.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VIII