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1  Either the mist was not out again yet, or the wind had dispelled it.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter V
2  "No, my dear friend," said he, when he had recovered wind for speech.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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3  For there had reached us on the wings of the wind and rain, a long shout.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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4  It was a dry cold night, and the wind blew keenly, and the frost was white and hard.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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5  A bitter sleet came rattling against us here on the east wind, and Joe took me on his back.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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6  Cowering forward for warmth and to make me a screen against the wind, the convicts were closer to me than before.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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7  Violent blasts of rain had accompanied these rages of wind, and the day just closed as I sat down to read had been the worst of all.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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8  We lived at the top of the last house, and the wind rushing up the river shook the house that night, like discharges of cannon, or breakings of a sea.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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9  Day after day, a vast heavy veil had been driving over London from the East, and it drove still, as if in the East there were an Eternity of cloud and wind.
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10  And there, my sister was laid quietly in the earth, while the larks sang high above it, and the light wind strewed it with beautiful shadows of clouds and trees.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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11  We were noticing this, and saying how that the mist rose with a change of wind from a certain quarter of our marshes, when we came upon a man, slouching under the lee of the turnpike house.
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12  The cold wind seemed to blow colder there than outside the gate; and it made a shrill noise in howling in and out at the open sides of the brewery, like the noise of wind in the rigging of a ship at sea.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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13  But I must have lost it longer than I had thought, since, although I could recognize nothing in the darkness and the fitful lights and shadows of our lamps, I traced marsh country in the cold damp wind that blew at us.
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14  To be sure, it was a deserted place, down to the pigeon-house in the brewery-yard, which had been blown crooked on its pole by some high wind, and would have made the pigeons think themselves at sea, if there had been any pigeons there to be rocked by it.
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15  After that, it became customary with us to have it as we moved about, and Estella would often join in; though the whole strain was so subdued, even when there were three of us, that it made less noise in the grim old house than the lightest breath of wind.
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16  There had been some light snow, overnight, and it lay nowhere else to my knowledge; but, it had not quite melted from the cold shadow of this bit of garden, and the wind caught it up in little eddies and threw it at the window, as if it pelted me for coming there.
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17  The sheep stopped in their eating and looked timidly at us; and the cattle, their heads turned from the wind and sleet, stared angrily as if they held us responsible for both annoyances; but, except these things, and the shudder of the dying day in every blade of grass, there was no break in the bleak stillness of the marshes.
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