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copious
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • ’The baroness pointed, from the window at which they stood, to the courtyard beneath, where the unconscious Lincoln greens were taking a copious stirrup-cup, preparatory to issuing forth after a boar or two.
  • They were no sooner gone, than Miss Squeers fulfilled the prediction of her quondam friend by giving vent to a most copious burst of tears, and uttering various dismal lamentations and incoherent words.
  • He was dressed in a gorgeous morning gown, with a waistcoat and Turkish trousers of the same pattern, a pink silk neckerchief, and bright green slippers, and had a very copious watch-chain wound round his body.
  • A copious assortment of such paragraphs as these, with long bills of benefits all ending with ’Come Early’, in large capitals, formed the principal contents of Miss Snevellicci’s scrapbook.

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  • She took copious notes.
  • The vehemence of my agitation brought on a copious bleeding at the nose, and still Heathcliff laughed, and still I scolded.
    Bronte, Emily  --  Wuthering Heights

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