To everybody in succession, Captain Hopkins said: ’Have you read it?’
When I took the road again next morning, I found that it lay through a succession of hop-grounds and orchards.
This, and many offers to lend him a knife for the purpose, exasperated him to such a degree, that the whole day was a succession of rushes on his part, and flights on the part of the boys.
Mr. Micawber resumed his seat on the close of these remarks, and drank two glasses of punch in grave succession.
Mr. Micawber extended his hand to each of us in succession, and then covered his face with his pocket-handkerchief, which I think had more snuff upon it than he was aware of.
During the last few minutes, Mrs. Heep had been clamouring to her son to be ’umble’; and had been going down on her knees to all of us in succession, and making the wildest promises.
In the taking of legal oaths, for instance, deponents seem to enjoy themselves mightily when they come to several good words in succession, for the expression of one idea; as, that they utterly detest, abominate, and abjure, or so forth; and the old anathemas were made relishing on the same principle.
There have been times when I have administered a succession of facers to them; there have been times when they have been too many for me, and I have given in, and said to Mrs. Micawber, in the words of Cato, "Plato, thou reasonest well.
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