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explicit
used in David Copperfield

2 uses
  • Her childish way was the most delicious way in the world to me, but it was necessary to be explicit, and I solemnly repeated: 'Dora, my own life, I am your ruined David!'
    Chapters 37-39 (6% in)
  • Mrs. Crupp must have been a woman of penetration; for when this attachment was but a few weeks old, and I had not had the courage to write more explicitly even to Agnes, than that I had been to Mr. Spenlow's house, 'whose family,' I added, 'consists of one daughter'; — I say Mrs. Crupp must have been a woman of penetration, for, even in that early stage, she found it out.
    Chapters 25-27 (75% in)

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