I stepped <at once out of the box-door> into my bedroom

park sang joon

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Korean
The narrator recalls his adolescence.
He is beginning a new life as an apprentice in Doctors' Commons at London.
The narrator's best friend Steerforth and his Oxford friends came over to the narrator's apartment to dinner.
After the dinner and the much drinking of wine, they went to a theatre, where he encountered his old friend Agnes, and she advised that he had better go homeㅡI think she found him so very drunk.

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They followed, and I stepped at once out of the box-door into my bedroom, where only Steerforth was with me, helping me to undress, and where I was by turns telling him that Agnes was my sister, and adjuring him to bring the corkscrew, that I might open another bottle of wine.
[David Copperfield by Charles Dickens]
I'd like to know if "at once (I was) out of the box-door" is parenthesis.
Thank you in advance for your help.
 
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