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deed
used in David Copperfield

8 uses
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  • First, the deed of relinquishment, that we have heard of, must be given over to me now — here.'
    Chapters 52-54 (42% in)
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  • Mr. Micawber's affairs, although past their crisis, were very much involved by reason of a certain 'Deed', of which I used to hear a great deal, and which I suppose, now, to have been some former composition with his creditors, though I was so far from being clear about it then, that I am conscious of having confounded it with those demoniacal parchments which are held to have, once upon a time, obtained to a great extent in Germany.
    Chapters 10-12 (75% in)
  • There was nothing particularly choice there, to be sure; but I took the will for the deed, and felt that they were very attentive.
    Chapters 16-18 (65% in)
  • The repetition to any ears — even to Steerforth's — of what she had been unable to repress when her heart lay open to me by an accident, I felt would be a rough deed, unworthy of myself, unworthy of the light of our pure childhood, which I always saw encircling her head.
    Chapters 22-24 (50% in)
  • After a single combat of some duration they returned, and I saw, to my joy, both in Mrs. Crupp's countenance and in my aunt's, that the deed was done.
    Chapters 22-24 (79% in)
  • If any good should come of me, I might begin to hope; for nothing but harm has ever come of my deeds yet.
    Chapters 46-48 (59% in)
  • Let 'cause have that deed.
    Chapters 52-54 (45% in)
  • But, Mrs. Heep gave him little trouble; for she not only returned with the deed, but with the box in which it was, where we found a banker's book and some other papers that were afterwards serviceable.
    Chapters 52-54 (45% in)

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