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- But after I had had my new suit on some half an hour, and had gone through an immensity of posturing with Mr. Pumblechook's very limited dressing-glass, in the futile endeavor to see my legs, it seemed to fit me better.Chapter 19 (73% in)
- To have struggled with him in the street, or to have exacted any lower recompense from him than his heart's best blood, would have been futile and degrading.Chapter 30 (28% in)
There are no more uses of "futile" in Great Expectations.
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