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used in David Copperfield

8 uses
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faithfulness to others — especially exclusiveness of sexual partners


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  • I would trust to my fidelity and perseverance — and to Dora.'
    Chapters 37-39 (74% in)
  • Probably only in an increase, had that been possible, of the romantic feelings of fidelity and friendship with which I walked beside him, over the dark wintry sands towards the old boat; the wind sighing around us even more mournfully, than it had sighed and moaned upon the night when I first darkened Mr. Peggotty's door.
    Chapters 19-21 (84% in)
  • His homely figure seemed to be lightened up by his fidelity and generosity.
    Chapters 40-42 (84% in)
  • I do not hope that any love and duty I may render in return, will ever make me worthy of your priceless confidence; but with all this knowledge fresh upon me, I can lift my eyes to this dear face, revered as a father's, loved as a husband's, sacred to me in my childhood as a friend's, and solemnly declare that in my lightest thought I have never wronged you; never wavered in the love and the fidelity I owe you!'
    Chapters 43-45 (97% in)
  • I can hardly believe, writing now long afterwards, but that I was actually present in these scenes; they are impressed upon me with such an astonishing air of fidelity.
    Chapters 49-51 (61% in)
  • Its deep fidelity and goodness were not to be adorned by me or any man.
    Chapters 55-57 (4% in)
  • 'I should cancel with it,' he pursued, 'such patience and devotion, such fidelity, such a child's love, as I must not forget, no! even to forget myself.'
    Chapters 58-60 (92% in)
  • I tried to show her how I had hoped I had come into the better knowledge of myself and of her; how I had resigned myself to what that better knowledge brought; and how I had come there, even that day, in my fidelity to this.
    Chapters 61-62 (89% in)

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