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phenomenon
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David Copperfield
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phenomenon
Used in
David Copperfield
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  • 'A nautical phenomenon, eh?' laughed Steerforth.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Rendered complete by drab pantaloons and a buff waistcoat, I thought Mr. Barkis a phenomenon of respectability.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I discovered this, from overhearing the lady in the bow-window say to the guard, 'Take care of that child, George, or he'll burst!' and from observing that the women-servants who were about the place came out to look and giggle at me as a young phenomenon.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As for me, I was a mere infant at the head of my own table; and hardly ventured to glance at the respectable phenomenon, who had come from Heaven knows where, to put my establishment to rights.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I had the pleasure, on this occasion, of renewing the acquaintance of Master Micawber, whom I found a promising boy of about twelve or thirteen, very subject to that restlessness of limb which is not an unfrequent phenomenon in youths of his age.  (not reviewed by editor)

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