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1  The crowd grew light with uncovered heads; and again the shout uprose.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
2  One man on horseback seemed to be among the crowd; for there was the noise of hoofs rattling on the uneven pavement.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  He had been wounded with some missiles from the crowd on the day of his capture, and his head was bandaged with a linen cloth.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  Oliver, whose days had been spent among squalid crowds, and in the midst of noise and brawling, seemed to enter on a new existence there.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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5  He is down upon the pavement; and the crowd eagerly gather round him: each new comer, jostling and struggling with the others to catch a glimpse.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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6  At this moment the word was passed among the crowd that the door was forced at last, and that he who had first called for the ladder had mounted into the room.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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7  A great multitude had already assembled; the windows were filled with people, smoking and playing cards to beguile the time; the crowd were pushing, quarrelling, joking.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  The gentleman walked on with them by the officer's side; and as many of the crowd as could achieve the feat, got a little ahead, and stared back at Oliver from time to time.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  Mr. Sikes, dragging Oliver after him, elbowed his way through the thickest of the crowd, and bestowed very little attention on the numerous sights and sounds, which so astonished the boy.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  Strokes, thick and heavy, rattled upon the door and lower window-shutters as he ceased to speak, and a loud huzzah burst from the crowd; giving the listener, for the first time, some adequate idea of its immense extent.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  In pursuance of this cautious plan, Mr. Claypole went on, without halting, until he arrived at the Angel at Islington, where he wisely judged, from the crowd of passengers and numbers of vehicles, that London began in earnest.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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12  The crowd had only the satisfaction of accompanying Oliver through two or three streets, and down a place called Mutton Hill, when he was led beneath a low archway, and up a dirty court, into this dispensary of summary justice, by the back way.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  This gentleman had been discovered on reference to the Court Guide, and being then and there present, swore that the snuff-box was his, and that he had missed it on the previous day, the moment he had disengaged himself from the crowd before referred to.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  The crowd had been hushed during these few moments, watching his motions and doubtful of his purpose, but the instant they perceived it and knew it was defeated, they raised a cry of triumphant execration to which all their previous shouting had been whispers.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  This wish was immediately gratified, for a policeman stepped forward who had seen the prisoner attempt the pocket of an unknown gentleman in a crowd, and indeed take a handkerchief therefrom, which, being a very old one, he deliberately put back again, after trying it on his own countenance.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  The space before the prison was cleared, and a few strong barriers, painted black, had been already thrown across the road to break the pressure of the expected crowd, when Mr. Brownlow and Oliver appeared at the wicket, and presented an order of admission to the prisoner, signed by one of the sheriffs.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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17  The man had shrunk down, thoroughly quelled by the ferocity of the crowd, and the impossibility of escape; but seeing this sudden change with no less rapidity than it had occurred, he sprang upon his feet, determined to make one last effort for his life by dropping into the ditch, and, at the risk of being stifled, endeavouring to creep away in the darkness and confusion.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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