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David Copperfield
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  • I take off my ring, I wear my worst clothes, I use no bear’s grease, and I frequently lament over the late Miss Larkins’s faded flower.
  • When he did throw his head back, and take it off quick, I had a horrible fear, I confess, of seeing him meet the fate of the lamented Mr. Topsawyer, and fall lifeless on the carpet.
  • ’I so far agree with what Miss Trotwood has remarked,’ observed Miss Murdstone, bridling, ’that I consider our lamented Clara to have been, in all essential respects, a mere child.’

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  • She lamented the loss.
  • We lamented our sad circumstances.

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