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David Copperfield
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  • I assented to this proposal, in default of being able to suggest anything else.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Micawber then embraced Mrs. Micawber, and pressed my hand; leaving me to infer from this broken allusion that his domestic supply of water had been cut off that afternoon, in consequence of default in the payment of the company's rates.  (not reviewed by editor)

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