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4 uses
  • On the piteous spectacle of the pair spending their evenings in shorthand schools and polytechnic classes, learning bookkeeping and typewriting with incipient junior clerks, male and female, from the elementary schools, let me not dwell.
    Act 5 (92% in)
  • She drops her work, losing her self-possession utterly at the spectacle of her father's splendor] A—a—a—a—a—ah—ow—ooh!
    Act 5 (32% in)
  • You call me a brute because you couldn't buy a claim on me by fetching my slippers and finding my spectacles.
    Act 5 (44% in)
  • But it's better than snivelling; better than fetching slippers and finding spectacles, isn't it?
    Act 5 (57% in)

There are no more uses of "spectacle" in Pygmalion.

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