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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.
She spent a good deal of time teaching students the laws of economics and, specifically, how to draw them in graphs (and interpret graphs).