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Great Expectations
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  • That ass, Pumblechook, used often to come over of a night for the purpose of discussing my prospects with my sister; and I really do believe (to this hour with less penitence than I ought to feel), that if these hands could have taken a linchpin out of his chaise-cart, they would have done it.

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  • She is the linchpin of this firm.
  • The Senate Finance Committee is the legislative linchpin for much important legislation.

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