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inflexible
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David Copperfield
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  • There was an inflexibility in her face, in her voice, in her gait and carriage, amply sufficient to account for the effect she had made upon a gentle creature like my mother; but her features were rather handsome than otherwise, though unbending and austere.
  • I handed it dutifully to my aunt, who was in her usual inflexible state of figure; and ventured a remonstrance with her on the subject of her sitting on a box.
  • How they affected my aunt, nobody knew; for immediately upon the separation, she took her maiden name again, bought a cottage in a hamlet on the sea-coast a long way off, established herself there as a single woman with one servant, and was understood to live secluded, ever afterwards, in an inflexible retirement.
  • I would repeat, perhaps, if I were very inflexible.
  • Rosa Dartle sat looking down upon her, as inflexible as a figure of brass.

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  • They accused her of being stubborn and inflexible.
  • Things have changed, but she remains inflexible.

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