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David Copperfield
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  • For anything that I can perceive to the contrary, it is still probable that my children may be reduced to seek a livelihood by personal contortion, while Mrs. Micawber abets their unnatural feats by playing the barrel-organ.’
  • I came down again to my dinner; and even the slow comfort of the meal, and the orderly silence of the place — which was bare of guests, the Long Vacation not yet being over — were eloquent on the audacity of Traddles, and his small hopes of a livelihood for twenty years to come.

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  • She could no longer earn her own livelihood.
  • Maybe that’s why I was so insistent on buying it after being stripped of my livelihood.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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