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  • ’I was acquainted with all this, you know,’ said Mr. Bounderby, ’except the last clause, long ago.
  • Surely, none of us in our sober senses and acquainted with figures, are to be told at this time of day, that one of the foremost elements in the existence of the Coketown working-people had been for scores of years, deliberately set at nought?
  • ’But I am acquainted with these chaps,’ said Bounderby.
  • ’It appears but yesterday, sir,’ said Mrs. Sparsit, ’that I had the honour of receiving you at the Bank, when you were so good as to wish to be made acquainted with Mr. Bounderby’s address.’
  • Sissy, though well acquainted with his Royal line, had no personal knowledge of the present Emperor, and his reign was peaceful.
  • No man, sir, acquainted with the facts established by Harvey relating to the circulation of the blood, can doubt that I have a heart.’
  • And whether that dog mightn’t have thed, "Well, I can’t thay I know him mythelf, but I know a dog that I think would be likely to be acquainted with him."
  • In conthequenth of my being afore the public, and going about tho muth, you thee, there mutht be a number of dogth acquainted with me, Thquire, that I don’t know!’
  • Not only did he see no Rachael all the time, but he avoided every chance of seeing her; for, although he knew that the prohibition did not yet formally extend to the women working in the factories, he found that some of them with whom he was acquainted were changed to him, and he feared to try others, and dreaded that Rachael might be even singled out from the rest if she were seen in his company.
  • What shall we say of that man — that working-man, that I should find it necessary so to libel the glorious name — who, being practically and well acquainted with the grievances and wrongs of you, the injured pith and marrow of this land, and having heard you, with a noble and majestic unanimity that will make Tyrants tremble, resolve for to subscribe to the funds of the United Aggregate Tribunal, and to abide by the injunctions issued by that body for your benefit, whatever they may be…

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  • One of the objectives in my literature class is to acquaint my students with different cultures.

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