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denomination
used in David Copperfield

4 uses
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  • He was for any description of policy, in the compass of a week; and nailed all sorts of colours to every denomination of mast.
    Chapters 37-39 (22% in)
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  • 'My family,' said Mrs. Micawber, who always said those two words with an air, though I never could discover who came under the denomination, 'my family are of opinion that Mr. Micawber should quit London, and exert his talents in the country.
    Chapters 10-12 (81% in)
  • I have said that the company were all gone; but I ought to have excepted Uriah, whom I don't include in that denomination, and who had never ceased to hover near us.
    Chapters 25-27 (27% in)
  • 'It is not for one, situated, through his original errors and a fortuitous combination of unpropitious events, as is the foundered Bark (if he may be allowed to assume so maritime a denomination), who now takes up the pen to address you — it is not, I repeat, for one so circumstanced, to adopt the language of compliment, or of congratulation.
    Chapters 49-51 (1% in)

There are no more uses of "denomination" in David Copperfield.

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