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eloquent
used in David Copperfield

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  • He was full of eloquence.
    Chapters 28-30 (33% in)
  • You don't remember your own eloquent expressions, Master Copperfield; but I remember how you said one day that everybody must admire her, and how I thanked you for it!
    Chapters 25-27 (32% in)
  • The rugged eloquence with which he spoke, was not devoid of all effect.
    Chapters 31-33 (52% in)
  • I was full of eloquence.
    Chapters 31-33 (96% in)
  • When Dora hung her head and cried, and trembled, my eloquence increased so much the more.
    Chapters 31-33 (96% in)
  • ...no fears of poverty, if she had none, my arm being nerved and my heart inspired by her; how I was already working with a courage such as none but lovers knew; how I had begun to be practical, and look into the future; how a crust well earned was sweeter far than a feast inherited; and much more to the same purpose, which I delivered in a burst of passionate eloquence quite surprising to myself, though I had been thinking about it, day and night, ever since my aunt had astonished me.
    Chapters 37-39 (8% in)
  • But if you would like to hear my fellow-partner eloquently spoken of, I should refer you to Copperfield.
    Chapters 52-54 (14% in)
  • I came down again to my dinner; and even the slow comfort of the meal, and the orderly silence of the place — which was bare of guests, the Long Vacation not yet being over — were eloquent on the audacity of Traddles, and his small hopes of a livelihood for twenty years to come.
    Chapters 58-60 (28% in)
  • Suffice it to observe, that it was a masterpiece of eloquence; and that those passages in which he more particularly traced his own successful career to its source, and warned the younger portion of his auditory from the shoals of ever incurring pecuniary liabilities which they were unable to liquidate, brought a tear into the manliest eye present.
    Chapters 63-64 (50% in)

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