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1  He has a watch and a chain and a ring and a breast-pin and a handsome suit of clothes.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLII
2  "There is a certain tutor, of whom I have some knowledge, who I think might suit the purpose," said Mr. Jaggers.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVIII
3  I selected the materials for a suit, with the assistance of Mr. Trabb's judgment, and re-entered the parlor to be measured.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
4  We found that a steamer for Hamburg was likely to suit our purpose best, and we directed our thoughts chiefly to that vessel.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LII
5  On the present festive occasion he emerged from his room, when the blithe bells were going, the picture of misery, in a full suit of Sunday penitentials.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IV
6  I am going up to my guardian in London," said I, casually drawing some guineas out of my pocket and looking at them; "and I want a fashionable suit of clothes to go in.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
7  Here, we found a gentleman with one eye, in a velveteen suit and knee-breeches, who wiped his nose with his sleeve on being interrupted in the perusal of the newspaper.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XX
8  Even when I was taken to have a new suit of clothes, the tailor had orders to make them like a kind of Reformatory, and on no account to let me have the free use of my limbs.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IV
9  As he was at present dressed in a seafaring slop suit, in which he looked as if he had some parrots and cigars to dispose of, I next discussed with him what dress he should wear.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XL
10  When my ablutions were completed, I was put into clean linen of the stiffest character, like a young penitent into sackcloth, and was trussed up in my tightest and fearfullest suit.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VII
11  We all three went to it, behind the wire blind, and presently saw the client go by in an accidental manner, with a murderous-looking tall individual, in a short suit of white linen and a paper cap.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XX
12  Whether Mr. Trabb's local work would have sat more gracefully on him than on me, may be a question; but I am conscious that he carried off his rather old clothes much better than I carried off my new suit.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
13  One was a taller and stouter man than the other, and appeared as a matter of course, according to the mysterious ways of the world, both convict and free, to have had allotted to him the smaller suit of clothes.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVIII
14  This was all as it should be, and I went out in my new array, fearfully ashamed of having to pass the shopman, and suspicious after all that I was at a personal disadvantage, something like Joe's in his Sunday suit.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
15  But after I had had my new suit on some half an hour, and had gone through an immensity of posturing with Mr. Pumblechook's very limited dressing-glass, in the futile endeavor to see my legs, it seemed to fit me better.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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16  So, Mr. Trabb measured and calculated me in the parlor, as if I were an estate and he the finest species of surveyor, and gave himself such a world of trouble that I felt that no suit of clothes could possibly remunerate him for his pains.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
17  I had never heard Joe read aloud to any greater extent than this monosyllable, and I had observed at church last Sunday, when I accidentally held our Prayer-Book upside down, that it seemed to suit his convenience quite as well as if it had been all right.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VII
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