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1  The window indicated was the office window.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XX
2  Then, I got up and partly dressed, and sat at the window to take a last look out, and in taking it fell asleep.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XIX
3  The voice returned, "Quite right," and the window was shut again, and a young lady came across the court-yard, with keys in her hand.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter VIII
4  I had seen the damp lying on the outside of my little window, as if some goblin had been crying there all night, and using the window for a pocket-handkerchief.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter III
5  When we had shaken hands and he was gone, I opened the staircase window and had nearly beheaded myself, for, the lines had rotted away, and it came down like the guillotine.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XXI
6  We got a chair out, ready for Mrs. Joe's alighting, and stirred up the fire that they might see a bright window, and took a final survey of the kitchen that nothing might be out of its place.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter VII
7  After this escape, I was content to take a foggy view of the Inn through the window's encrusting dirt, and to stand dolefully looking out, saying to myself that London was decidedly overrated.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XXI
8  When I had exhausted the garden and a greenhouse with nothing in it but a fallen-down grape-vine and some bottles, I found myself in the dismal corner upon which I had looked out of the window.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XI
9  As I put the window open and stood looking out, I saw Joe come slowly forth at the dark door, below, and take a turn or two in the air; and then I saw Biddy come, and bring him a pipe and light it for him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XVIII
10  Biddy was astir so early to get my breakfast, that, although I did not sleep at the window an hour, I smelt the smoke of the kitchen fire when I started up with a terrible idea that it must be late in the afternoon.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XIX
11  Never questioning for a moment that the house was now empty, I looked in at another window, and found myself, to my great surprise, exchanging a broad stare with a pale young gentleman with red eyelids and light hair.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XI
12  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.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XI
13  I would not have listened for more, if I could have heard more; so I drew away from the window, and sat down in my one chair by the bedside, feeling it very sorrowful and strange that this first night of my bright fortunes should be the loneliest I had ever known.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XVIII
14  He was a prosperous old bachelor, and his open window looked into a prosperous little garden and orchard, and there was a prosperous iron safe let into the wall at the side of his fireplace, and I did not doubt that heaps of his prosperity were put away in it in bags.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XIX
15  It was not necessary to explain everywhere that I had come into a handsome property; but whenever I said anything to that effect, it followed that the officiating tradesman ceased to have his attention diverted through the window by the High Street, and concentrated his mind upon me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XIX
16  Before I had been standing at the window five minutes, they somehow conveyed to me that they were all toadies and humbugs, but that each of them pretended not to know that the others were toadies and humbugs: because the admission that he or she did know it, would have made him or her out to be a toady and humbug.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XI
17  Instantly afterwards, the company were seized with unspeakable consternation, owing to his springing to his feet, turning round several times in an appalling spasmodic whooping-cough dance, and rushing out at the door; he then became visible through the window, violently plunging and expectorating, making the most hideous faces, and apparently out of his mind.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter IV
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