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juncture
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • ’Mr Squeers,’ said the waiter, looking in at this juncture; ’here’s a gentleman asking for you at the bar.’
  • ’Hah!’ cried Mr Pyke at this juncture, snatching something from the chimney-piece with a theatrical air.
  • At this juncture, proclamation was made by another married lady, that the baby had begun to eat like anything; whereupon the two married ladies, already mentioned, rushed tumultuously into the bedroom to behold him in the act.
  • At this juncture, Smike escaping from his father fled to Nicholas, and implored him, in most moving terms, never to give him up, but to let him live and die beside him.
  • However, Miss Lane (who had herself been too much occupied in contemplating the grown-up actors, to pay the necessary attention to these proceedings) rescued the unhappy infant at this juncture, who, being recruited with a glass of wine, was shortly afterwards taken away by her friends, after sustaining no more serious damage than a flattening of the pink gauze bonnet, and a rather extensive creasing of the white frock and trousers.
  • I beg everybody’s pardon for intruding again,’ said Crowl, looking in at this happy juncture; ’but what a queer business this is, isn’t it?

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