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literally
used in David Copperfield

3 uses
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  • 'Just so,' said Mrs. Micawber, 'my dear Mr. Traddles, I wish to be as prosaic and literal as possible on a subject of so much importance.'
    Chapters 34-36 (93% in)
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  • It was a crazy old house with a wharf of its own, abutting on the water when the tide was in, and on the mud when the tide was out, and literally overrun with rats.
    Chapters 10-12 (44% in)
  • Perhaps you know, Miss Trotwood, that there is never a candle lighted in this house, until one's eyes are literally falling out of one's head with being stretched to read the paper.
    Chapters 43-45 (77% in)

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