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1  Indeed we all did, all at once; and I dare say there was never a greater success.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
2  I endeavoured to appear unconscious and not disquieted, but, I saw in his face, with poor success.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. MISCHIEF
3  When I took the road again next morning, I found that it lay through a succession of hop-grounds and orchards.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION
4  Mr. Micawber resumed his seat on the close of these remarks, and drank two glasses of punch in grave succession.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
5  I obey the first clause of the injunction by trying once more, but am not so successful with the second, for I am very stupid.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
6  I have seen it displayed with such success, that I have encountered some fine ladies and gentlemen who might as well have been born caterpillars.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
7  Mr. Micawber extended his hand to each of us in succession, and then covered his face with his pocket-handkerchief, which I think had more snuff upon it than he was aware of.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
8  They were not so successful as I could have wished; for though the advantages of the school were undeniable, my aunt had not approved of any of the boarding-houses proposed for me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. I MAKE ANOTHER BEGINNING
9  I had been writing, in the newspaper and elsewhere, so prosperously, that when my new success was achieved, I considered myself reasonably entitled to escape from the dreary debates.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
10  Traddles and I laying our heads together apart, while Mr. Dick anxiously watched us from his chair, we concocted a scheme in virtue of which we got him to work next day, with triumphant success.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
11  He accompanied me a good part of the way; and when we parted, with a prayer for the success of this fresh effort, there was a new and thoughtful compassion in him that I was at no loss to interpret.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
12  When we were nearly come to the last round of the punch, I addressed myself to Traddles, and reminded him that we must not separate, without wishing our friends health, happiness, and success in their new career.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
13  There have been times when I have administered a succession of facers to them; there have been times when they have been too many for me, and I have given in, and said to Mrs. Micawber, in the words of Cato, "Plato, thou reasonest well."
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
14  He got cheerfully sentimental about the town, and proposed success to it; observing that Mrs. Micawber and himself had been made extremely snug and comfortable there and that he never should forget the agreeable hours they had passed in Canterbury.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
15  Indeed, they were more and more brightly exhibited as the hours went on; for I thought even then, and I have no doubt now, that the consciousness of success in his determination to please, inspired him with a new delicacy of perception, and made it, subtle as it was, more easy to him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
16  In the taking of legal oaths, for instance, deponents seem to enjoy themselves mightily when they come to several good words in succession, for the expression of one idea; as, that they utterly detest, abominate, and abjure, or so forth; and the old anathemas were made relishing on the same principle.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
17  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
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