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1  I am confident he wants strength of purpose.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23. I CORROBORATE Mr. DICK, AND CHOOSE A ...
2  'But I haven't got any strength at all,' said Dora, shaking her curls.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 37. A LITTLE COLD WATER
3  She knew that in me, sorrow could not be weakness, but must be strength.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 58. ABSENCE
4  I hold her hand in mine, I hold her heart in mine, I see her love for me, alive in all its strength.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
5  Dan'l, my good man,' said she, 'you must eat and drink, and keep up your strength, for without it you'll do nowt.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
6  I wanted to be cutting at those trees in the forest of difficulty, under circumstances that should prove my strength.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
7  She uttered a terrified scream, and struggled with me with such strength that I doubt if I could have held her alone.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
8  That about the price of wheat per bushel, I modestly felt was too much for my strength, and quite settled the question.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
9  I have a great many defects, I know, and it's very good of you, Edward, with your strength of mind, to endeavour to correct them for me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
10  There is a vague belief abroad, that the beef suet with which he anoints his hair gives him unnatural strength, and that he is a match for a man.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18. A RETROSPECT
11  I thought it affecting to see such a sturdy fellow as Ham was now, trembling in the strength of what he felt for the pretty little creature who had won his heart.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
12  Mr. Micawber walked so erect before his fellow man, on the strength of this virtuous action, that his chest looked half as broad again when he lighted us downstairs.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
13  But Mrs. Micawber having, in the strength of her emotions, fainted away, the first thing to be done, even before the chorus could be considered complete, was to recover her.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
14  Feeling that I could go but a very little way that day, if I were to reserve any strength for getting to my journey's end, I resolved to make the sale of my jacket its principal business.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION
15  I know what a multitude of things he has shut out for my sake, and how his anxious thoughts of me have shadowed his life, and weakened his strength and energy, by turning them always upon one idea.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
16  I do not doubt that she had a choice pleasure in exhibiting what she called her self-command, and her firmness, and her strength of mind, and her common sense, and the whole diabolical catalogue of her unamiable qualities, on such an occasion.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY
17  It may be profitable to that gentleman to know, sir, that I attribute my past follies, entirely to having lived a thoughtless life in the service of young men; and to having allowed myself to be led by them into weaknesses, which I had not the strength to resist.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 61. I AM SHOWN TWO INTERESTING PENITENTS
18  I will only add, to what I have already written of my perseverance at this time of my life, and of a patient and continuous energy which then began to be matured within me, and which I know to be the strong part of my character, if it have any strength at all, that there, on looking back, I find the source of my success.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. MISCHIEF