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1  For the time being at least, I was saved.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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2  I foresaw what was coming, and I felt that this time I really was gone.
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3  All this time Mrs. Joe and Joe were briskly clearing the table for the pie and pudding.
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4  The time came, without bringing with it any relief to my feelings, and the company came.
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5  I believe they were fat, though I was at that time undersized for my years, and not strong.
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6  I had no time for verification, no time for selection, no time for anything, for I had no time to spare.
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7  Since that time, which is far enough away now, I have often thought that few people know what secrecy there is in the young under terror.
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8  He did not turn me upside down this time to get at what I had, but left me right side upwards while I opened the bundle and emptied my pockets.
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9  As one of the soldiers, who carried a basket in lieu of a gun, went down on his knee to open it, my convict looked round him for the first time, and saw me.
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10  Mr. Wopsle had greatly alarmed me more than once, by his blowing and hard breathing; but I knew the sounds by this time, and could dissociate them from the object of pursuit.
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11  All this time, I was getting on towards the river; but however fast I went, I couldn't warm my feet, to which the damp cold seemed riveted, as the iron was riveted to the leg of the man I was running to meet.
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12  You see, blacksmith," said the sergeant, who had by this time picked out Joe with his eye, "we have had an accident with these, and I find the lock of one of 'em goes wrong, and the coupling don't act pretty.'
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13  You know, Pip," said Joe, solemnly, with his last bite in his cheek, and speaking in a confidential voice, as if we two were quite alone, "you and me is always friends, and I'd be the last to tell upon you, any time.
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14  By this time, my sister was quite desperate, so she pounced on Joe, and, taking him by the two whiskers, knocked his head for a little while against the wall behind him, while I sat in the corner, looking guiltily on.
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15  To-night, Joe several times invited me, by the display of his fast diminishing slice, to enter upon our usual friendly competition; but he found me, each time, with my yellow mug of tea on one knee, and my untouched bread and butter on the other.
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16  Having at that time to find out for myself what the expression meant, and knowing her to have a hard and heavy hand, and to be much in the habit of laying it upon her husband as well as upon me, I supposed that Joe Gargery and I were both brought up by hand.
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17  I was nearly going away without the pie, but I was tempted to mount upon a shelf, to look what it was that was put away so carefully in a covered earthen ware dish in a corner, and I found it was the pie, and I took it in the hope that it was not intended for early use, and would not be missed for some time.
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