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David Copperfield
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complimentary
Used in
David Copperfield
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  • and his wig too, for he's had it these ten years and he went on at that rate in the complimentary line, that I began to think I should be obliged to ring the bell.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The hair-breadth turns and twists we made, drew down upon us a variety of speeches from the people standing about, which were not always complimentary; but my aunt drove on with perfect indifference, and I dare say would have taken her own way with as much coolness through an enemy's country.  (not reviewed by editor)

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