- 'You are not busy, Mr. Heep?' said Traddles, whose eye the cunning red eye accidentally caught, as it at once scrutinized and evaded us.Chapters 52-54 (12% in)
- Steerforth evaded the question for a little while; looking in scorn and anger on his opponent, and remaining silent.Chapters 7-9 (22% in)
- I had some shadowy idea of endeavouring to evade the question, by replying that I thought him a very nice gentleman; but my aunt was not to be so put off, for she laid her work down in her lap, and said, folding her hands upon it: 'Come!Chapters 13-15 (53% in)
- If you try to evade me, I'll stop you, if it's by the hair, and raise the very stones against you!'Chapters 49-51 (43% in)
There are no more uses of "evade" in David Copperfield.
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