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posterity
used in David Copperfield

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  • It was wonderful to see his face shining at us out of a thin cloud of these delicate fumes, as he stirred, and mixed, and tasted, and looked as if he were making, instead of punch, a fortune for his family down to the latest posterity.
    Chapters 28-30 (8% in)

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