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revert
used in David Copperfield

4 uses
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Definition go 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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