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Quotes from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
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1  To keep my little business all snug, I depend upon you.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
2  Say another word, and I'll do your business myself with a crack on the head.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
3  'And now about business,' said the beadle, taking out a leathern pocket-book.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  In that way of business,' rejoined Fagin; 'and so are the people of the house.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
5  The window-shutters were closed; the street was empty; not a soul had awakened to the business of the day.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
6  Now,' said Monks, when they had all three seated themselves, 'the sooner we come to our business, the better for all.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
7  'On your business, my dear,' replied the Jew, glancing uneasily at his companion, and slackening his pace as he spoke.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
8  In other words, five pounds and Oliver Twist were offered to any man or woman who wanted an apprentice to any trade, business, or calling.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
9  There seemed, indeed, no great fear of anything interrupting him, as he had evidently sat down with a determination to do a great deal of business.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
10  Jem Spyers,' resumed the officer, 'for a long time said nothing at all, and listened to everything without seeming to, which showed he understood his business.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
11  The Jew, smiling hideously, patted Oliver on the head, and said, that if he kept himself quiet, and applied himself to business, he saw they would be very good friends yet.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
12  The Artful, meantime, who was of a rather saturnine disposition, and seldom gave way to merriment when it interfered with business, rifled Oliver's pockets with steady assiduity.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
13  It was very unlike their general mode of doing business, if they had; but still, as he had no particular wish to revive the rumour, he twisted his cap in his hands, and walked slowly from the table.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
14  When they arrived there, Rose left Oliver in the coach, under pretence of preparing the old gentleman to receive him; and sending up her card by the servant, requested to see Mr. Brownlow on very pressing business.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
15  His entrance was the signal for various homely jokes with the countrymen, which slackened not until he had made his supper, and opened his box of treasures, when he ingeniously contrived to unite business with amusement.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
16  The Jew wiped his forehead: and smiled, as if it were a relief to have the disturbance over; but neither he, nor Sikes, nor the dog, nor the boys, seemed to consider it in any other light than a common occurance incidental to business.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
17  With these last words, the Dodger suffered himself to be led off by the collar; threatening, till he got into the yard, to make a parliamentary business of it; and then grinning in the officer's face, with great glee and self-approval.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
18  On the evening following that upon which the three worthies mentioned in the last chapter, disposed of their little matter of business as therein narrated, Mr. William Sikes, awakening from a nap, drowsily growled forth an inquiry what time of night it was.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
19  The doctor seemed expecially troubled by the fact of the robbery having been unexpected, and attempted in the night-time; as if it were the established custom of gentlemen in the housebreaking way to transact business at noon, and to make an appointment, by post, a day or two previous.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
20  The landlord of the house had not withdrawn his eye from this place of espial for five minutes, and Barney had only just returned from making the communication above related, when Fagin, in the course of his evening's business, came into the bar to inquire after some of his young pupils.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII