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1  I get on better when I talk, said Noah, cutting a monstrous slice of bread.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
2  He had a crust of bread, a coarse shirt, and two pairs of stockings, in his bundle.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
3  He's been in good training these last few weeks, and it's time he began to work for his bread.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  The cloth was laid for supper; the table was covered with bread and butter, plates and glasses; a porter-pot and a wine-bottle.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
5  He closed the lid of the box with a loud crash; and, laying his hand on a bread knife which was on the table, started furiously up.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
6  Taking the bread under his arm, the young gentlman turned into a small public-house, and led the way to a tap-room in the rear of the premises.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
7  Mrs. Mann gave him a thousand embraces, and what Oliver wanted a great deal more, a piece of bread and butter, less he should seem too hungry when he got to the workhouse.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
8  Oliver walked twenty miles that day; and all that time tasted nothing but the crust of dry bread, and a few draughts of water, which he begged at the cottage-doors by the road-side.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  He had hardly achieved this very unusual gymnastic performance, when Mr. Bumble brought him, with his own hands, a basin of gruel, and the holiday allowance of two ounces and a quarter of bread.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  Fagin affected to laugh very heartily; and Mr. Bolter having had his laugh out, took a series of large bites, which finished his first hunk of bread and butter, and assisted himself to a second.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  The old man, who was stooping over the fire toasting a piece of bread, looked round as he bantered Oliver thus; and chuckled as if to show that he knew he would still be very glad to get away if he could.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
12  At the upper end of the table, Mr. Noah Claypole lolled negligently in an easy-chair, with his legs thrown over one of the arms: an open clasp-knife in one hand, and a mass of buttered bread in the other.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  With the slice of bread in his hand, and the little brown-cloth parish cap on his head, Oliver was then led away by Mr. Bumble from the wretched home where one kind word or look had never lighted the gloom of his infant years.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  But even if he has been wicked,' pursued Rose, 'think how young he is; think that he may never have known a mother's love, or the comfort of a home; that ill-usage and blows, or the want of bread, may have driven him to herd with men who have forced him to guilt.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
15  Oliver had not been within the walls of the workhouse a quarter of an hour, and had scarcely completed the demolition of a second slice of bread, when Mr. Bumble, who had handed him over to the care of an old woman, returned; and, telling him it was a board night, informed him that the board had said he was to appear before it forthwith.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  Oliver did see it in his mind's eye as distinctly as if he had not altered his position; but he thought it better not to worry the kind old lady; so he smiled gently when she looked at him; and Mrs. Bedwin, satisfied that he felt more comfortable, salted and broke bits of toasted bread into the broth, with all the bustle befitting so solemn a preparation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
17  For the rest of the day, he was shut up in the back kitchen, in company with a pump and a slice of bread; and at night, Mrs. Sowerberry, after making various remarks outside the door, by no means complimentary to the memory of his mother, looked into the room, and, amidst the jeers and pointings of Noah and Charlotte, ordered him upstairs to his dismal bed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
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