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1  He spoke in a slushy voice, as if much mud had washed into his throat.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIV
2  I embrace this opportunity of remarking that he washed his clients off, as if he were a surgeon or a dentist.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
3  I found him in his dressing-room surrounded by his stock of boots, already hard at it, washing his hands of us.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
4  The pale young gentleman's nose had stained my trousers, and I tried to wash out that evidence of my guilt in the dead of night.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XII
5  After Mr. Pumblechook had driven off, and when my sister was washing up, I stole into the forge to Joe, and remained by him until he had done for the night.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IX
6  She was most noticeable, I thought, in respect of her extremities; for, her hair always wanted brushing, her hands always wanted washing, and her shoes always wanted mending and pulling up at heel.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VII
7  My sister, Mrs. Joe, with black hair and eyes, had such a prevailing redness of skin that I sometimes used to wonder whether it was possible she washed herself with a nutmeg-grater instead of soap.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter II
8  It had an unusually large jack-towel on a roller inside the door, and he would wash his hands, and wipe them and dry them all over this towel, whenever he came in from a police court or dismissed a client from his room.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
9  My guardian was in his room, washing his hands with his scented soap, when I went into the office from Walworth; and he called me to him, and gave me the invitation for myself and friends which Wemmick had prepared me to receive.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
10  When I and my friends repaired to him at six o'clock next day, he seemed to have been engaged on a case of a darker complexion than usual, for we found him with his head butted into this closet, not only washing his hands, but laving his face and gargling his throat.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
11  Too heavily out of sorts to care much at the time whether it were he or no, or after all to touch the breakfast, I washed the weather and the journey from my face and hands, and went out to the memorable old house that it would have been so much the better for me never to have entered, never to have seen.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIII