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fidelity
used in Bleak House

8 uses
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Definition faithfulness to others — especially exclusiveness of sexual partners

or:

accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal
  • Then, with fidelity, though with some prolixity, the law-stationer repeats Jo's statement made to the assembled guests at his house.
    Chapters 22-24 (5% in)
  • She is one of those examples—perhaps as good a one as there is—of love, and attachment, and fidelity in such a nation, which England may well be proud of, but of which no order can appropriate the whole pride or the whole merit, because such an instance bespeaks high worth on two sides—on the great side assuredly, on the small one no less assuredly.
    Chapters 28-30 (19% in)
  • C.," returns Vholes, immovable in attitude and never winking his hungry eyes, "I should be wanting in my duty as your professional adviser, I should be departing from my fidelity to your interests, if I represented those interests as identical with the interests of Mr. Jarndyce.
    Chapters 37-39 (79% in)
  • I can attest your fidelity, sir.
    Chapters 40-42 (70% in)
  • That the more I stood in need of such fidelity, the more firmly I might trust in him to the last.
    Chapters 43-45 (57% in)
  • If I cannot with my means and influence and my position bring all the perpetrators of such a crime to light, I fail in the assertion of my respect for that gentleman's memory and of my fidelity towards one who was ever faithful to me."
    Chapters 52-54 (38% in)
  • Therefore, Volumnia, I desire to say in your presence—and in the presence of my old retainer and friend, Mrs. Rouncewell, whose truth and fidelity no one can question, and in the presence of her son George, who comes back like a familiar recollection of my youth in the home of my ancestors at Chesney Wold—in case I should relapse, in case I should not recover, in case I should lose both my speech and the power of writing, though I hope for better things—
    Chapters 58-60 (21% in)
  • His noble earnestness, his fidelity, his gallant shielding of her, his generous conquest of his own wrong and his own pride for her sake, are simply honourable, manly, and true.
    Chapters 58-60 (23% in)

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