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1  It was a nice sickly season just at this time.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  But he was sick and weary; and he soon fell sound asleep.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  The conversation was here interrupted by a moan from the sick woman.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  Oliver had long since grown stout and healthy; but health or sickness made no difference in his warm feelings of a great many people.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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5  The night was fast closing in, when he returned homeward: laden with flowers which he had culled, with peculiar care, for the adornment of the sick chamber.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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6  When he was rescued by me, then, and lay recovering from sickness in my house, his strong resemblance to this picture I have spoken of, struck me with astonishment.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
7  Aunt, dear aunt, for mercy's sake, think of this, before you let them drag this sick child to a prison, which in any case must be the grave of all his chances of amendment.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  It was a solemn thing, to hear, in the darkened room, the feeble voice of the sick child recounting a weary catalogue of evils and calamities which hard men had brought upon him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  The palace, the night-cellar, the jail, the madhouse: the chambers of birth and death, of health and sickness, the rigid face of the corpse and the calm sleep of the child: midnight was upon them all.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
10  The sickly rays of the suspended lantern falling directly upon them, aggravated the paleness and anxiety of their countenances: which, encircled by the deepest gloom and darkness, looked ghastly in the extreme.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  After a short return of the stupor in which he had been so long plunged, Oliver: urged by a creeping sickness at his heart, which seemed to warn him that if he lay there, he must surely die: got upon his feet, and essayed to walk.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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12  All the livelong day, and for hours after it had grown dark, Oliver paced softly up and down the garden, raising his eyes every instant to the sick chamber, and shuddering to see the darkened window, looking as if death lay stretched inside.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  'Betwixt you and me, ma'am,' returned Mr. Bumble, 'that's the great principle; and that's the reason why, if you look at any cases that get into them owdacious newspapers, you'll always observe that sick families have been relieved with slices of cheese.'
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  Mr. Bumble sat in the workhouse parlour, with his eyes moodily fixed on the cheerless grate, whence, as it was summer time, no brighter gleam proceeded, than the reflection of certain sickly rays of the sun, which were sent back from its cold and shining surface.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  The old crone tottered along the passages, and up the stairs, muttering some indistinct answers to the chidings of her companion; being at length compelled to pause for breath, she gave the light into her hand, and remained behind to follow as she might: while the more nimble superior made her way to the room where the sick woman lay.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV