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Definitiongo back to a previous state
- Copperfield,' said my mother, answering with some difficulty, 'was so considerate and good as to secure the reversion of a part of it to me.'Chapters 1-3 (19% in)
- 'I shall never, Master Copperfield,' said Mrs. Micawber, 'revert to the period when Mr. Micawber was in difficulties, without thinking of you.Chapters 10-12 (88% in)
- 'The next in reversion — you understand me?'Chapters 25-27 (24% in)
- Mr. Micawber promptly resumed his letter, glad to revert to a performance with which he was so highly satisfied.Chapters 52-54 (35% in)
There are no more uses of "revert" in David Copperfield.
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