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1  I touched it so softly that I was not heard, and looked in unseen.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIX
2  Rising softly, for my charge lay fast asleep, I looked out of the window.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIV
3  She put her left arm across the head of her stick, and softly laid her forehead on it.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIX
4  I went softly towards it, meaning to peep over the flowers, when Joe and Biddy stood before me, arm in arm.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVIII
5  No man spoke, but the steersman held up his hand, and all softly backed water, and kept the boat straight and true before it.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIV
6  Assured of this, I softly removed the key to the outside of his door, and turned it on him before I again sat down by the fire.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIX
7  I thought he would be more glad if I came upon him with his breakfast, in that unexpected manner, so I went forward softly and touched him on the shoulder.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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8  At length little Jane, perceiving its young brains to be imperilled, softly left her place, and with many small artifices coaxed the dangerous weapon away.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIII
9  You had not your little wits sharpened by their intriguing against you, suppressed and defenceless, under the mask of sympathy and pity and what not that is soft and soothing.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIII
10  I acted in the capacity of backer, or best-man, to the bridegroom; while a little limp pew-opener in a soft bonnet like a baby's, made a feint of being the bosom friend of Miss Skiffins.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LV
11  It doubled itself up the wrong way over Mrs. Pocket's arm, exhibited a pair of knitted shoes and dimpled ankles to the company in lieu of its soft face, and was carried out in the highest state of mutiny.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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12  A boy may lock his door, may be warm in bed, may tuck himself up, may draw the clothes over his head, may think himself comfortable and safe, but that young man will softly creep and creep his way to him and tear him open.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter I