1 My life had hitherto been remarkably secluded and domestic, and this had given me invincible repugnance to new countenances.
2 You minutely described in these papers every step you took in the progress of your work; this history was mingled with accounts of domestic occurrences.
3 All his wishes centered in domestic comfort and the quiet of private life.
4 Lady Middleton piqued herself upon the elegance of her table, and of all her domestic arrangements; and from this kind of vanity was her greatest enjoyment in any of their parties.
5 His wife was not always out of humour, nor his home always uncomfortable; and in his breed of horses and dogs, and in sporting of every kind, he found no inconsiderable degree of domestic felicity.
6 She managed our whole domestic life, and wonderfully too; but I did not mean that, though that made what I did mean more surprising.
7 There was a supper-tray after we got home at night, and I think we should all have enjoyed ourselves, but for a rather disagreeable domestic occurrence.
8 In her desire to be matrimonially established, you might suppose her to have passed her short existence in the perpetual contemplation of domestic bliss.
9 Mr. Pocket was out lecturing; for, he was a most delightful lecturer on domestic economy, and his treatises on the management of children and servants were considered the very best text-books on those themes.
10 Quite as comfortable as we can expect a young mother to be, under these melancholy domestic circumstances.
11 This unhappy boy, Miss Trotwood, has been the occasion of much domestic trouble and uneasiness; both during the lifetime of my late dear wife, and since.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 14. MY AUNT MAKES UP HER MIND ABOUT ME
12 I felt as if I had come into the knowledge of those domestic weaknesses and tendernesses in a sacred confidence, and that to disclose them, even to Steerforth, would be wrong.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 23. I CORROBORATE Mr. DICK, AND CHOOSE A PROFESSI...
13 On the occasion of this domestic little party, I did not repeat my former extensive preparations.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
14 But in a merely domestic view it is not so bad as it might be, because Sophy takes her place.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 34. MY AUNT ASTONISHES ME
15 My aunt, being uncommonly neat and ingenious, made so many little improvements in our domestic arrangements, that I seemed to be richer instead of poorer.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 37. A LITTLE COLD WATER