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David Copperfield
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  • Here is my umble dwelling, Master Copperfield!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But the first boy seems to me a mighty creature, dwelling afar off, whose giddy height is unattainable.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I am glad to dwell upon the earnestness and love with which she lifted up her face to mine, and did so.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Strange to say, that quiet influence which was inseparable in my mind from Agnes, seemed to pervade even the city where she dwelt.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • We strolled a long way, and loaded ourselves with things that we thought curious, and put some stranded starfish carefully back into the water I hardly know enough of the race at this moment to be quite certain whether they had reason to feel obliged to us for doing so, or the reverse and then made our way home to Mr. Peggotty's dwelling.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Altogether, it was a scene I could not help dwelling on with pleasure, for a long time after I got back and had wished Traddles good night.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If you would come and see us, any afternoon, and take a cup of tea at our lowly dwelling, mother would be as proud of your company as I should be.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was a fine morning, and early, and I thought I would go and take a stroll down one of those wire-arched walks, and indulge my passion by dwelling on her image.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But if the various banking-houses refuse to avail themselves of Mr. Micawber's abilities, or receive the offer of them with contumely, what is the use of dwelling upon THAT idea?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But if Mr. Micawber cannot get into those firms which decline to answer his letters, when he offers his services even in an inferior capacity what is the use of dwelling upon that idea?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I dwelt upon the fact that Sophy who I do assure you, Copperfield, is the dearest girl! ' 'I am certain she is!' said I. 'She is, indeed!' rejoined Traddles.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • My aunt walked into that story, and walked out of it, a dread and awful personage; but there was one little trait in her behaviour which I liked to dwell on, and which gave me some faint shadow of encouragement.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With a washerwoman, who exposes hard-bake for sale in her parlour-window, dwelling next door, and a Bow-street officer residing over the way, you may imagine that his society is a source of consolation to myself and to Mrs. Micawber.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'You touch a point that my thoughts have been dwelling on since yesterday,' said I, 'but on which I can give you no information yet, Mr. Omer.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'You said that you dwelt upon the fact ' 'True! Upon the fact that Sophy and I had been engaged for a long period, and that Sophy, with the permission of her parents, was more than content to take me in short,' said Traddles, with his old frank smile, 'on our present Britannia-metal footing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But Mrs. Markleham changed her chair for one next the Doctor's, and putting her fan on his coat-sleeve, said: 'No, really, my dear Doctor, you must excuse me if I appear to dwell on this rather, because I feel so very strongly.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: It dwells in the forest.
as in: Don`t dwell on it.
as in: a modest dwelling
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