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" People can't die, along the coast,' said Mr. Peggotty, 'except when the tide's pretty nigh out. They can't be born, unless it's pretty nigh in - not properly born, till flood. He's a going out with the tide. "
The Medical World - Page 193
1907
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The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David ...

Charles Dickens - 1849 - 32 pages
...to me, behind his hand. My eyes were dim, and so were Mr. Pegotty 's; but I repeated in a whisper, "With the tide?" "People can't die, along the coast," said Mr. Peggotty, " except when the tide 's pretty nigh out. They can't be born, unless it 's pretty nigh in — not properly born, till...
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1862
...me. behind his hand. " Mv eyes were dim, and so were Mr. Peggotty's j but I repeated in a whisper: ' With the tide? ' " ' People can't die, along the coast,'...tide's pretty nigh out. They can't be born, unless it 's pretty nigh in — not properly born, till flood. He 's a-going out with the tide. It 's ebb...
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1862
...me. behind his hand. " My eyes were dim, and so were Mr. Peggotty's; but I repeated in a whisper : ' With the tide ? ' " ' People can't die, along the coast,' said Mr. Peggotty, ' except when the tide 's pretty nigh out. They can't be born, unless it 's pretty nigh in — not properly born, till...
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David Copperfield, Volume 3

Charles Dickens - 1863
...me, behind his hand. My eyes were dim, and so were Mr. Peggotty's ; but I repeated in a whisper, " With the tide ? " " People can't die, along the coast,"...tide's pretty nigh out. They can't be born, unless it's pretty nigh in — not properly born, till flood. He's a-going out with the tide. It's ebb at...
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Pamphlets - Homoeopathic: Gynaecology, Volume 2

1864
...Dickens' David Copperfield. Looking over that novel, I find in chapter xxx. the following passage: "People can't die along the coast," said Mr. Peggotty,...tide's pretty nigh out. They can't be born, unless it's pretty nigh in, not properly born, till flood. He's (speaking of a sick man) a going out with...
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Notes on the Folk-lore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders

William Henderson - 1866 - 344 pages
...Peggotty explained to David Copperfield by poor Barkis' bedside, ' People can't die along the coast, except when the tide's pretty nigh out. They can't...pretty nigh in — not properly born till flood. He's agoing out with the tide — he's agoing out with the tide. It's ebb at half arter three, slack-water...
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1866
...alludes, but forgets where he met with it : — " ' People can't die along the coast," said Mr. Pegotty, ' except when the Tide's pretty nigh out. They can't be born unless it's pretty nigh "hi — not properly born, till flood. He's a going out with the Tide. It's ebb at...
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Charles Dickens's works. Charles Dickens ed. [18 vols. of a 21 vol. set ...

Charles Dickens - 1867
...me, behind his hand. My eyes were dim, and so were Mr. Peggotty's ; but I repeated in a whisper, " With the tide?" " People can't die, along the coast," said Mr. Peggotty, " except when the tide 's pretty nigh out. They can't be born, unless it 's pretty nigh in — not properly born, till...
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The works of Charles Dickens. Household ed. [22 vols. Orig. issued in ...

Charles Dickens - 1871
...me, behind his hand. My eyes were dim, and so were Mr. Peggotty's ; but I repeated in a whisper, " With the tide?" " People can't die, along the coast,"...tide's pretty nigh out. They can't be born, unless it's pretty nigh in— not properly born, till flood. He's a going out with the tide. It's ebb at half...
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The Works of Charles Dickens, Volume 6

Charles Dickens - 1872
...hand. My eyes were dim, and so were Mr. Peggotty's ; but I repeated in a whisper, " With the tide f" " People can't die along the coast," said Mr. Peggotty,...tide's pretty nigh out. They can't be born, unless it's pretty nigh in — not properly born, till flood. He's agoing out with the tide. It's ebb at half-arter...
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