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1  After I am dead, but not before.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
2  It seemed like quiet music for the repose of the dead.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
3  The repetition of the word, brought Toby to a dead stand-still.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
4  'You ought to be dead; positively dead with the fright,' said the fat gentleman.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
5  But his spirit was roused at last; the cruel insult to his dead mother had set his blood on fire.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
6  The worm does not work more surely on the dead body, than does this slow creeping fire upon the living frame.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
7  Some shouted to those who were nearest to set the house on fire; others roared to the officers to shoot him dead.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
8  If we go to the book-stall keeper's, we shall certainly find that he is dead, or has set his house on fire, or run away.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
9  If the sea ever gives up its dead, as books say it will, it will keep its gold and silver to itself, and that trash among it.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
10  Scared by the sudden breaking of the dead stillness of the place, and by a loud cry which followed it, Oliver let his lantern fall, and knew not whether to advance or fly.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
11  If he comes back, and leaves the boy behind him; if he gets off free, and dead or alive, fails to restore him to me; murder him yourself if you would have him escape Jack Ketch.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
12  A dog, which had lain concealed till now, ran backwards and forwards on the parapet with a dismal howl, and collecting himself for a spring, jumped for the dead man's shoulders.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
13  Sikes, pointing to the street-door with the pistol-barrel, briefly advised him to take notice that he was within shot all the way; and that if he faltered, he would fall dead that instant.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
14  Goaded by shame and dishonour he fled with his children into a remote corner of Wales, changing his very name that his friends might never know of his retreat; and here, no great while afterwards, he was found dead in his bed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LI
15  The terrible descriptions were so real and vivid, that the sallow pages seemed to turn red with gore; and the words upon them, to be sounded in his ears, as if they were whispered, in hollow murmurs, by the spirits of the dead.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
16  At times, he turned, with desperate determination, resolved to beat this phantom off, though it should look him dead; but the hair rose on his head, and his blood stood still, for it had turned with him and was behind him then.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
17  In fact, if it had not been for a good-hearted turnpike-man, and a benevolent old lady, Oliver's troubles would have been shortened by the very same process which had put an end to his mother's; in other words, he would most assuredly have fallen dead upon the king's highway.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
18  Mrs. Bumble, seeing at a glance, that the decisive moment had now arrived, and that a blow struck for the mastership on one side or other, must necessarily be final and conclusive, no sooner heard this allusion to the dead and gone, than she dropped into a chair, and with a loud scream that Mr. Bumble was a hard-hearted brute, fell into a paroxysm of tears.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
19  It is a common thing for the countenances of the dead, even in that fixed and rigid state, to subside into the long-forgotten expression of sleeping infancy, and settle into the very look of early life; so calm, so peaceful, do they grow again, that those who knew them in their happy childhood, kneel by the coffin's side in awe, and see the Angel even upon earth.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
20  It is an undoubted fact, that although our senses of touch and sight be for the time dead, yet our sleeping thoughts, and the visionary scenes that pass before us, will be influenced and materially influenced, by the mere silent presence of some external object; which may not have been near us when we closed our eyes: and of whose vicinity we have had no waking consciousness.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV