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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • …and misgivings, made for London again, with scarcely less speed of foot than that with which he had left the temporary abode of Mr Squeers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Affairs now appearing to assume a more serious complexion, the watch was renewed with increased vigilance; an officer was procured, who took up his abode in the same tavern with Squeers: and by him and Frank Cheeryble the footsteps of the unconscious schoolmaster were dogged, until he was safely housed in the lodging at Lambeth.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This confession can bring nothing upon me but new suffering and punishment; but I make it, and will abide by it whatever comes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Not thinking it necessary to abide the issue of the noise, Nicholas gave vent to an indignant defiance, and stalked from the room and from the house.  (not reviewed by editor)

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