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1

"You made your own...."- Miss Havisham to Pip when he confronts her

"You made your own snares, I never made them"

2

"Deeply revolving that I was...." - Pip after he was insulted by Estella

"Deeply revolving that I was a common labouring boy, and that my hands were coarse"

3

"You are oncommon in some...." - Joe after Pip tells him the events of Havisham's house

"You are uncommon in some things. You're oncommon small. Likewise you're a oncommon scholar."

4

"I saw that the bride within the bridal ...."- Pip when describing Miss Havisham

"I saw that the bride within the bridal dress had withered like the dress"

5

"Break their hearts, my pride and....."

"Break their hearts my pride and hope, break their hearts and have no mercy!"

6

"I went on, after we had shaken hands...." - Pip to Joe before he leaves for London

"I went on, after we had shaken hands, "that I shall never forget you."

7

"....but he is rather backward in some things. For instance"- Pip to Biddy before he leaves for Londonn

"....but he is rather backward in some things. For instance, Biddy, in his learning and his manners."

8

"But if you think as Money can make...." -Joe when he offered compensation from Jagggers

"But if you think as Money can make compensation to me for the loss of the little child"

9

"so she sat..."- when Pip meets Miss Havisham

"so she sat, corpse like"

10

"I was always treated as if I had insisted..."- When Pip is badgered at the dinner table

"I was always as if I had insisted on being born, in opposition to the dictates of reason, religion or morality"

11

"in her mind...."

"in her mind.... had grown diseased"

12

"it [felt] very sorrowful and strange that this first night of my...." -When Pip moves to London

" it [felt] very sorrowful and strange that this first night of my bright fortunes should be the loneliest I had ever known."

13

"love is.....

"love is unquestioning self humiliation"

14

"You have been..."- Pip to Estella when he confesses his love for her

"You have been in every line I have ever read..."

15

" I loved her against..."

"I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace"

16

"I worked hard, that you..."- Magwitch

" I worked hard, that you should be above work"

17

" Diwisions among such must come...."

"Diwisions among such must come and must be met as they come..."

18

"the younger, well brought up... one..."- Compeyson at him and Magwitch court case

"the younger, well brought up... one; the elder, ill brought up... which is the worst one?"

19

"Tell me of my ingratitude..."

" Tell me of my ingratitude, don't be so good to me"

20

"Pip I hope you'll...."

"Pip, I hope you'll overlook shortcomings"

21

"Let me confess exactly with what feelings I looked forward to.."

"Let me confess exactly with what feelings I looked forward to Joe's coming. Not with pleasure,"

22

"Miss Havishams intentions towards me..."

"Miss Havisham's intentions towards me, all a mere dream."

23

'Vulgar...'

'Vulgar appendages...'

24

'I didn't bring you up by hand...'

'I didn't bring you up by hand to badgers people's life out'

25

"For my repugnance [to Provis] had melted away...'

'For my repugnance to Provis had all melted away and in the hunted wounded shackled creature... I only saw in him a much better man than I had been to Joe"

26

'A fearful man, all in coarse grey...'

'A fearful man, all in coarse gee with a great iron on his leg'

27

'The mice have gnawed at it...'

'The nice have gnawed at it and sharper teeth than teeth of mice have gnawed at me'

28

'Come to feast upon me'

'Come to feast upon me'
Cannibalistic imagery to show miss havishams psychological and spiritual starvation