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parliament
used in David Copperfield

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Definition a legislative assembly in certain countries (that can pass laws)
  • I remember a certain luscious roll he gave to such phrases as 'The people's representatives in Parliament assembled,'
    Chapters 10-12 (78% in)
  • Upon my life, "the whole social system" (as the men call it when they make speeches in Parliament) is a system of Prince's nails!' said this least of women, trying to fold her short arms, and nodding her large head.
    Chapters 22-24 (26% in)
  • It's a little out-of-the-way place, where they administer what is called ecclesiastical law, and play all kinds of tricks with obsolete old monsters of acts of Parliament, which three-fourths of the world know nothing about, and the other fourth supposes to have been dug up, in a fossil state, in the days of the Edwards.
    Chapters 22-24 (54% in)
  • The first subject on which I had to consult Traddles was this, — I had heard that many men distinguished in various pursuits had begun life by reporting the debates in Parliament.
    Chapters 34-36 (79% in)
  • Very grateful for this friendly aid, I accepted the proposal; and night after night, almost every night, for a long time, we had a sort of Private Parliament in Buckingham Street, after I came home from the Doctor's.
    Chapters 37-39 (20% in)
  • I should like to see such a Parliament anywhere else!
    Chapters 37-39 (21% in)
  • I am in high repute for my accomplishment in all pertaining to the art, and am joined with eleven others in reporting the debates in Parliament for a Morning Newspaper.
    Chapters 43-45 (2% in)
  • ' He read this passage as if it were from an Act of Parliament; and appeared majestically refreshed by the sound of the words.
    Chapters 52-54 (27% in)
  • 'With respect to the pecuniary assistance enabling us to launch our frail canoe on the ocean of enterprise, I have reconsidered that important business-point; and would beg to propose my notes of hand — drawn, it is needless to stipulate, on stamps of the amounts respectively required by the various Acts of Parliament applying to such securities — at eighteen, twenty-four, and thirty months.
    Chapters 52-54 (69% in)

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