"Since this house strikes you old and grave, boy," said Miss Havisham, impatiently, "and you are unwilling to play, are you willing to work?"
"That’s true, Mum," said Mr. Pumblechook, with a grave nod.
"Ay, ay, dear boy!" he answered, with a grave nod, "Jaggers knows."
I looked at Wemmick, whose face was very grave.
The other lady, who had not spoken yet, said gravely and emphatically, "Very true!"
It is not the least to the purpose what the reasons of this prohibition are; they may be the strongest and gravest reasons, or they may be mere whim.
"Which her name," said Joe, gravely, "ain’t Estavisham, Pip, unless she have been rechris’ened."
Gravely, Handel, for the subject is grave enough, you know how it is as well as I do.
He gravely touched his lips with his forefinger.
"Ah," said he, shaking his head gravely.
A bell with an old voice—which I dare say in its time had often said to the house, Here is the green farthingale, Here is the diamond-hilted sword, Here are the shoes with red heels and the blue solitaire—sounded gravely in the moonlight, and two cherry-colored maids came fluttering out to receive Estella.
"Mind you, Mr. Pip," said Wemmick, gravely in my ear, as he took my arm to be more confidential; "I don’t know that Mr. Jaggers does a better thing than the way in which he keeps himself so high.
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Her smile disappeared as she suddenly realized the gravity of her situation.
It was the day of the funeral and she was in a grave mood.