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peruse
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David Copperfield
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  • After perusing it, I taxed Miss Spenlow with having many such letters in her possession; and ultimately obtained from her the packet which is now in David Copperfield’s hand.’
  • ’— and then entered on the perusal of Mrs. Micawber’s epistle.
  • He sat placidly perusing the newspaper, with his little head on one side, and a glass of warm sherry negus at his elbow.
  • ’My Dear Sir, ’Years have elapsed, since I had an opportunity of ocularly perusing the lineaments, now familiar to the imaginations of a considerable portion of the civilized world.

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  • Please peruse this report at your leisure.
  • She perused the menu while she waited for him to arrive.

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