- The lime was burning with a sluggish stifling smell, but the fires were made up and left, and no workmen were visible.Chapter 53 (6% in)
- Then both voices would seem to be stifled in a struggle, and then would break out again.Chapter 5 (54% in)
- The remains of my poor sister had been brought round by the kitchen door, and, it being a point of Undertaking ceremony that the six bearers must be stifled and blinded under a horrible black velvet housing with a white border, the whole looked like a blind monster with twelve human legs, shuffling and blundering along, under the guidance of two keepers,— the postboy and his comrade.Chapter 35 (37% in)
There are no more uses of "stifle" in Great Expectations.
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