"Great Expectations"
by Charles Dickens

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     "Yes," said I. "Estella waved a blue flag, and I waved a red one, and Miss Havisham waved one sprinkled all over with little gold stars, out at the coach-window. And then we all waved our swords and hurrahed."

     "Swords!" repeated my sister. "Where did you get swords from?"

     "Out of a cupboard," said I. "And I saw pistols in it,--and jam,--and pills. And there was no daylight in the room, but it was all lighted up with candles."


     "That's true, Mum," said Mr. Pumblechook, with a grave nod. "That's the state of the case, for that much I've seen myself." And then they both stared at me, and I, with an obtrusive show of artlessness on my countenance, stared at them, and plaited the right leg of my trousers with my right hand.

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