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1  I lived rough, that you should live smooth; I worked hard, that you should be above work.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XXXIX
2  We were not in a grand way of business, but we had a good name, and worked for our profits, and did very well.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter LVIII
3  It lay directly in my way, and had been worked that day, as I saw by the tools and barrows that were lying about.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter LIII
4  I could see in the action of Estella's fingers as they worked that she attended to what I said; but she did not look up.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XLIV
5  Mr. Jaggers was for her," pursued Wemmick, with a look full of meaning, "and worked the case in a way quite astonishing.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XLVIII
6  Mr. Jaggers worked that in this way: "We say these are not marks of finger-nails, but marks of brambles, and we show you the brambles."
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XLVIII
7  The last I saw of him, his head was bent over his knee and he was working hard at his fetter, muttering impatient imprecations at it and at his leg.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter III
8  Biddy was Mr. Wopsle's great-aunt's granddaughter; I confess myself quiet unequal to the working out of the problem, what relation she was to Mr. Wopsle.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter VII
9  It was a desperate case, and it was comparatively early days with him then, and he worked it to general admiration; in fact, it may almost be said to have made him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XLVIII
10  I was very much afraid of him again, now that he had worked himself into this fierce hurry, and I was likewise very much afraid of keeping away from home any longer.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter III
11  For a moment, with the fear of my sister's working me before my eyes, I had a desperate idea of starting round the room in the assumed character of Mr. Pumblechook's chaise-cart.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter VIII
12  It was not because I had a strong sense of the virtue of industry, but because Joe had a strong sense of the virtue of industry, that I worked with tolerable zeal against the grain.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XIV
13  With his good honest face all glowing and shining, and his hat put down on the floor between us, he caught both my hands and worked them straight up and down, as if I had been the last-patented Pump.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XXVII
14  'Consequence, my father didn't make objections to my going to work; so I went to work at my present calling, which were his too, if he would have followed it, and I worked tolerable hard, I assure you, Pip.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter VII
15  The other, with an effort at a scornful smile, which could not, however, collect the nervous working of his mouth into any set expression, looked at the soldiers, and looked about at the marshes and at the sky, but certainly did not look at the speaker.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter V
16  The other, always working and working his dry lips and turning his eyes restlessly about him far and near, did at last turn them for a moment on the speaker, with the words, "You are not much to look at," and with a half-taunting glance at the bound hands.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter V
17  And now, because my mind was not confused enough before, I complicated its confusion fifty thousand-fold, by having states and seasons when I was clear that Biddy was immeasurably better than Estella, and that the plain honest working life to which I was born had nothing in it to be ashamed of, but offered me sufficient means of self-respect and happiness.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
ContextHighlight   In Chapter XVII
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