1 This device I executed successfully.
2 Being by this time a perfect Fury and a complete success, she made a dash at the door which I had fortunately locked.
3 But again there came upon me, for my relief, that odd impression that Herbert Pocket would never be very successful or rich.
4 While he said these words in a leisurely, critical style, she continued to look at every one of us in regular succession as we sat.
5 When she held her hands out she took her eyes from Mr. Jaggers, and turned them watchfully on every one of the rest of us in succession.
6 There was something wonderfully hopeful about his general air, and something that at the same time whispered to me he would never be very successful or rich.
7 So successful a watch and ward had been established over the young lady by this judicious parent, that she had grown up highly ornamental, but perfectly helpless and useless.
8 His personal recognition of each successive client was comprised in a nod, and in his settling his hat a little easier on his head with both hands, and then tightening the post-office, and putting his hands in his pockets.
9 At length, the thing being done, and he having that day entered Clarriker's House, and he having talked to me for a whole evening in a flush of pleasure and success, I did really cry in good earnest when I went to bed, to think that my expectations had done some good to somebody.
10 Resenting this little success more than anything, Drummle, without any threat or warning, pulled his hands out of his pockets, dropped his round shoulders, swore, took up a large glass, and would have flung it at his adversary's head, but for our entertainer's dexterously seizing it at the instant when it was raised for that purpose.