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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens

Innocence Quotes

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Quote #10

There was something so natural and winning in Clara's resigned way of looking at these stores in detail, as Herbert pointed them out,—and something so confiding, loving, and innocent, in her modest manner of yielding herself to Herbert's embracing arm—and something so gentle in her, so much needing protection on Mill Pond Bank, by Chinks's Basin, and the Old Green Copper Rope-Walk, with Old Barley growling in the beam—that I would not have undone the engagement between her and Herbert, for all the money in the pocket-book I had never opened. (46.20)

Aw. Herbert and Clara have a cute little innocent love, kind of like high school sweethearts. Pip and Estella are more like Ike and Tina.

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