Great Expectations

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Great Expectations was the thirteenth novel from Victorian author Charles Dickens and first published between 1860 and 1861.

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We spent as much money as we could, and got as little for it as people made up their minds to give us. We were always more or less miserable, and most of our acquaintance were in the same condition. There was a gay fiction among us that we were constantly enjoying ourselves, and a skeleton truth that we never did.

We spent as much money as we could, and got as little for it as people made up their minds to give us. We were always more or less miserable, and most of our acquaintance were in the same condition. There was a gay fiction among us that we were constantly enjoying ourselves, and a skeleton truth that we never did.

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There was a long hard time when I kept far from me the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth.

There was a long hard time when I kept far from me the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth.

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Throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise.

Throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise.

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I must be taken as I have been made. The success is not mine, the failure is not mine, but the two together make me.

I must be taken as I have been made. The success is not mine, the failure is not mine, but the two together make me.

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It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.

Charles Dickens Great Expectations Quotations (Chapter 54). It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.

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