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Great Expectations
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  • The miserable man was a man of that confined stolidity of mind, that he could not discuss my prospects without having me before him,—as it were, to operate upon,—and he would drag me up from my stool (usually by the collar) where I was quiet in a corner, and, putting me before the fire as if I were going to be cooked, would begin by saying, "Now, Mum, here is this boy!

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  • She listened to both arguments thoughtfully, but with a face as stolid as a cow’s.
  • She has a stolid, humorless personality.

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