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1  To London, ma'am,' resumed the inflexible beadle, 'by coach.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  'I was away from London, a week and more, my dear, on a plant,' replied the Jew.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  They purposed remaining in London only three days, prior to departing for some weeks to a distant part of the coast.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  Before noon, you announce that you are going to do me the honour of accompanying me as far as I go, on your road to London.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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5  It was as light as it was likely to be, till night came on again, and the busy morning of half the London population had begun.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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6  The stone by which he was seated, bore, in large characters, an intimation that it was just seventy miles from that spot to London.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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7  As John Dawkins objected to their entering London before nightfall, it was nearly eleven o'clock when they reached the turnpike at Islington.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  'We have not so much dust as that in London,' replied Fagin, pointing from Noah's shoes to those of his companion, and from them to the two bundles.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  Many of the shops were already closing in the back lanes and avenues through which she tracked her way, in making from Spitalfields towards the West-End of London.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  He had diminished the distance between himself and London by full four miles more, before he recollected how much he must undergo ere he could hope to reach his place of destination.
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  Upon the night when Nancy, having lulled Mr. Sikes to sleep, hurried on her self-imposed mission to Rose Maylie, there advanced towards London, by the Great North Road, two persons, upon whom it is expedient that this history should bestow some attention.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  The coach rattled away, over nearly the same ground as that which Oliver had traversed when he first entered London in company with the Dodger; and, turning a different way when it reached the Angel at Islington, stopped at length before a neat house, in a quiet shady street near Pentonville.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  At six o'clock next morning, Mr. Bumble: having exchanged his cocked hat for a round one, and encased his person in a blue great-coat with a cape to it: took his place on the outside of the coach, accompanied by the criminals whose settlement was disputed; with whom, in due course of time, he arrived in London.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  Noah Claypole, bespeaking his good lady's attention, proceeded to enlighten her relative to the arrangement he had made, with all that haughtiness and air of superiority, becoming, not only a member of the sterner sex, but a gentleman who appreciated the dignity of a special appointment on the kinchin lay, in London and its vicinity.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  Just pausing to observe which appeared the most crowded streets, and consequently the most to be avoided, he crossed into Saint John's Road, and was soon deep in the obscurity of the intricate and dirty ways, which, lying between Gray's Inn Lane and Smithfield, render that part of the town one of the lowest and worst that improvement has left in the midst of London.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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17  Many of the lamps were already extinguished; a few country waggons were slowly toiling on, towards London; now and then, a stage-coach, covered with mud, rattled briskly by: the driver bestowing, as he passed, an admonitory lash upon the heavy waggoner who, by keeping on the wrong side of the road, had endangered his arriving at the office, a quarter of a minute after his time.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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