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1  Because you are going to tell up stairs.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XI
2  He complied, and we groped our way down the dark stairs together.
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Get Context   In Chapter XXIX
3  We made all the haste we could down stairs, but we were not quick enough either.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXI
4  We went on our way up stairs after this episode; and, as we were going up, we met a gentleman groping his way down.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XI
5  As the door was not yet shut, I thought I would leave Herbert there for a moment, and run up stairs again to say a word to my guardian.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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6  But long after that, and long after I had heard the clinking of the teacups and was quite ready, I wanted the resolution to go down stairs.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
7  The stranger did not recognize me, but I recognized him as the gentleman I had met on the stairs, on the occasion of my second visit to Miss Havisham.
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8  Another clerk was rung down from up stairs to take his place while he was out, and I accompanied him into the street, after shaking hands with my guardian.
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Get Context   In Chapter XX
9  She gave me to understand on the stairs, that it was a blow to dear Mrs. Pocket that dear Mr. Pocket should be under the necessity of receiving gentlemen to read with him.
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10  When, at last, she came round so far as to be helped down stairs, it was still necessary to keep my slate always by her, that she might indicate in writing what she could not indicate in speech.
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Get Context   In Chapter XVI
11  She rented a small cottage, and Mr. Wopsle had the room up stairs, where we students used to overhear him reading aloud in a most dignified and terrific manner, and occasionally bumping on the ceiling.
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12  When Mr. Wemmick had put all the biscuit into the post, and had paid me my money from a cash-box in a safe, the key of which safe he kept somewhere down his back and produced from his coat-collar like an iron-pigtail, we went up stairs.
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13  How Joe got out of the room, I have never been able to determine; but I know that when he did get out he was steadily proceeding up stairs instead of coming down, and was deaf to all remonstrances until I went after him and laid hold of him.
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14  Mr. Pocket, Junior's, idea of Shortly was not mine, for I had nearly maddened myself with looking out for half an hour, and had written my name with my finger several times in the dirt of every pane in the window, before I heard footsteps on the stairs.
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15  It was a smooth way of going on, perhaps, in respect of saving trouble; but it had the appearance of being expensive, for the servants felt it a duty they owed to themselves to be nice in their eating and drinking, and to keep a deal of company down stairs.
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16  When I first went into it, and, rather oppressed by its gloom, stood near the door looking about me, I saw her pass among the extinguished fires, and ascend some light iron stairs, and go out by a gallery high overhead, as if she were going out into the sky.
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17  This was all I heard that night before my sister clutched me, as a slumberous offence to the company's eyesight, and assisted me up to bed with such a strong hand that I seemed to have fifty boots on, and to be dangling them all against the edges of the stairs.
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Get Context   In Chapter VI
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