a good deal of

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Waterbrook to be a middle-aged gentleman, with a short throat, and a good deal of shirt-collar, who only wanted a black nose to be the portrait of a pug-dog.
I rest a good deal of hope on her observing how useful I am to her father (for I trust to be very useful to him indeed, Master Copperfield), and how I smooth the way for him, and keep him straight.
We were taken into a clean, snug stable; there was a kind coachman, who made us very comfortable, and who seemed to think a good deal of James when he heard about the fire.
The girl had a good deal of spirit, and she had tant soit peu of mother Eve's love of mischief in her.
I have read this work with a good deal of amusement, and upon this I congratulate myself, since it is colourless and dull.
This is because, as she told me, "the subject is difficult for most students and to learn it demands more information from the teacher." She spent a good deal of time teaching students the laws of economics and, specifically, how to draw them in graphs (and interpret graphs).