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I went on, by finding suddenly that somebody was in the middle of a song.
Yes (exclaimed I) I cannot help thinking it must be somebody who knocks for admittance.
You're rich -- yes, -- suddenly rich -- for about a day, maybe a week; then somebody cor- ners the market on YOU, and down goes your bucket- shop; ain't that so, Sandy?
He looked up kind of like he hoped some of us could mention somebody that could have a grudge against that harmless no-account, but of course it warn't no use--he HAD us; we couldn't say a word.
He had best make haste then, says I, or somebody will have her before he comes; and, indeed, says I, Mr Seagrim, it is a thousand pities somebody should not have her; for he certainly loves her above all the women in the world.
As the knocking, however, instead of accommodating itself to his lazy state, increased in vigour and became more importunate, as if in earnest remonstrance against his falling asleep again, now that he had once opened his eyes, Daniel Quilp began by degrees to comprehend the possibility of there being somebody at the door; and thus he gradually came to recollect that it was Friday morning, and he had ordered Mrs Quilp to be in waiting upon him at an early hour.
He was charmed to see me, said he had been shedding delicious tears of joy and sympathy at intervals for six weeks on my account, had never been so happy as in hearing of my progress, began to understand the mixture of good and evil in the world now, felt that he appreciated health the more when somebody else was ill, didn't know but what it might be in the scheme of things that A should squint to make B happier in looking straight or that C should carry a wooden leg to make D better satisfied with his flesh and blood in a silk stocking.
They talked it over, and they was going to rule me out, because they said every boy must have a family or somebody to kill, or else it wouldn't be fair and square for the others.
and you get the grocery catalogue, George, and somebody give me a bit of pencil, and then I'll make out a list.
said Dennis, indicating Dolly by the slightest possible jerk of his head:--'And to hand you over to somebody else.
But to the generals, especially the foreign ones in the Russian army, who wished to distinguish themselves, to astonish somebody, and for some reason to capture a king or a duke- it seemed that now- when any battle must be horrible and senseless- was the very time to fight and conquer somebody.
A gory knife had been found close to the murdered man, and it had been recognized by somebody as be- longing to Muff Potter -- so the story ran.

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