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resumption
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Great Expectations
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  • When this little interruption was over, Joe resumed:
  • His men resumed their muskets and fell in.
  • "And I ain’t a master-mind," Joe resumed, when he had unfixed his look, and got back to his whisker.
  • When he had done it, he resumed his seat and drank to my sister.
  • He said, "Not at all," and resumed.
  • Again I thanked him and apologized, and again he said in the cheerfullest manner, "Not at all, I am sure!" and resumed.
  • Upon which Mrs. Pocket laughed and said, "Thank you, Flopson," and settling herself in one chair only, resumed her book.
  • Whenever he looked at us, we all expressed the greatest interest and amazement, and nodded until he resumed again.
  • "Now, Wemmick," said the latter then, resuming his usual manner, "what item was it you were at when Mr. Pip came in?"
  • "First," I resumed, half groaning, "what precautions can be taken against your being recognized and seized?"
  • The galley was kept steady, and the silent, eager look-out at the water was resumed.
  • "Without expecting any thanks, or anything of the sort," resumed Camilla, "I have remained in that state, hours and hours, and Raymond is a witness of the extent to which I have choked, and what the total inefficacy of ginger has been, and I have been heard at the piano-forte tuner’s across the street, where the poor mistaken children have even supposed it to be pigeons cooing at a distance,—and now to be told—"
  • What are you stopping for?" said I. "Not all of one kind," resumed Biddy.
  • "And your sister," he resumed, after a little steady eating, "which had the honor of bringing you up by hand!
  • "So he says," resumed the convict I had recognized,—"it was all said and done in half a minute, behind a pile of timber in the Dock-yard,—’You’re a going to be discharged?’
  • "Put it," he resumed, "as the employer of that lawyer whose name begun with a J, and might be Jaggers,—put it as he had come over sea to Portsmouth, and had landed there, and had wanted to come on to you.
  • "Us two being now alone," resumed Joe, "and me having the intentions and abilities to stay not many minutes more, I will now conclude—leastways begin—to mention what have led to my having had the present honor.

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  • We hope for a resumption of negotiations.
  • The United Nations vote permits a resumption of trade with the country.

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