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1. David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens [dickens ]
... six. In consequence of which,'Mr. Omer shook himself and his chair with laughter at the success of his device, 'she and Joram's at a ball'I shook hands with him, and wished him good night. 'Half a minute, sir,'said Mr. Omer. 'If you was to go without seeing my little elephant, you'd lose the ...
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2. Bleak House, by Charles Dickens [dickens ]
... his greasily meek smile of coming a long way downstairs for the purpose," if the master of this house was to go forth into the city and there see an eel, and was to come back, and was to call unto him the mistress of this house, and was to say, 'Sarah, rejoice with me, for I have seen an elephant! ...
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3. Bleak House, by Charles Dickens [dickens ]
... by Whitefriars (there, not without a glance at Hanging-Sword Alley, which would seem to be something in his way ), and by Blackfriars Bridge, and Blackfriars Road, Mr. George sedately marches to a street of little shops lying somewhere in that ganglion of roads from Kent and Surrey, and of streets from the bridges of London, centring in the far-famed elephant who ...
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4. Martin Chuzzlewit, by Charles Dickens [dickens ]
... idea of London!''Ardent child!'said Mr Pecksniff, gazing on her in a dreamy way. 'And yet there is a melancholy sweetness in these youthful hopes! It is pleasant to know that they never can be realised. I remember thinking once myself, in the days of my childhood, that pickled onions grew on trees, and that every elephant was ...
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5. Martin Chuzzlewit, by Charles Dickens [dickens ]
... , and wished him to perceive it made no difference to HIM. It was clumsily done; he was a mere waterer of horses; but Tom liked the man for it, and felt it more than going away. Tom would have helped him with the box, but he made no more of it, though it was a heavy one, than an elephant would ...
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6. David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens [dickens ]
... some hasty but determined arrangements to throw her out of a two pair of stairs'window. These evidences of an incompatibility of temper induced Miss Betsey to pay him off, and effect a separation by mutual consent. He went to India with his capital, and there, according to a wild legend in our family, he was once seen riding on an elephant, ...
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7. David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens [dickens ]
... wherever it is'As this was a great deal for the carrier (whose name was Mr. Barkis) to say-he being, as I observed in a former chapter, of a phlegmatic temperament, and not at all conversational-I offered him a cake as a mark of attention, which he ate at one gulp, exactly like an elephant, and ...
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8. Dombey and Son, by Charles Dickens [dickens ]
... to Miss Blimber; but it being found, when he sat in it, that his eyebrows were not much above the level of the table-cloth, some books were brought in from the Doctor's study, on which he was elevated, and on which he always sat from that time-carrying them in and out himself on after occasions, like a little elephant and castle ...
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9. Dombey and Son, by Charles Dickens [dickens ]
... forgot could ever contemplate the possibility of uniting himself to anybody-I don't care who'- she was more sharp and emphatic in that short clause than in any other part of her discourse-'not possessing these requisites, would be to insult what understanding I have got, as much as if I was to be told that I was born and bred an elephant, ...
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10. Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens [dickens ]
... and rusty stock and buckle which altogether nearly poked his hat off. A greasy hat it was, and a napless; impending over his eyes, cracked and crumpled at the brim, and with a wisp of pocket-handkerchief dangling out below it. His trousers were so long and loose, and his shoes so clumsy and large, that he shuffled like an elephant; though ...
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