Great Expectations

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Great Expectations was the thirteenth novel from Victorian author Charles Dickens and first published between 1860 and 1861. Click on a quotation to discover more background information, the context in which it was used, links to the original source material and the ability to rate each quote.


The magistrates shivered under a single bite of his finger. Thieves and thief-takers hung in dread rapture on his words, and shrank when a hair of his eyebrows turned in their direction.

The magistrates shivered under a single bite of his finger. Thieves and thief-takers hung in dread rapture on his words, and shrank when a hair of his eyebrows turned in their direction.

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