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1  These only chanced to be heard, indeed, or account of their being very frequently repeated with great emphasis.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Oliver wondered what picking the old gentleman's pocket in play, had to do with his chances of being a great man.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  We stay in town, of course,' said Mrs. Maylie, 'while there remains the slightest prospect of prosecuting this inquiry with a chance of success.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
4  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
5  At this point the lower steps widen: so that a person turning that angle of the wall, is necessarily unseen by any others on the stairs who chance to be above him, if only a step.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
6  With this parting advice, Mr. Crackit, preferring the chance of being shot by his friend, to the certainty of being taken by his enemies, fairly turned tail, and darted off at full speed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
7  They walked onward, looking about them with the air of persons who entertained some very slight expectation which had little chance of being realised, when they were suddenly joined by this new associate.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
8  If the truth must be told, he was a little out of temper, for a minute or two, at being disappointed in procuring corroborative evidence of Oliver's story on the very first occasion on which he had a chance of obtaining any.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
9  I came down to this place, to-day, to find you out; and, by one of those chances which the devil throws in the way of his friends sometimes, you walked into the very room I was sitting in, while you were uppermost in my mind.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
10  The circumstances countenanced all this; the people believed it; and there the child dragged on an existence, miserable enough even to satisfy us, until a widow lady, residing, then, at Chester, saw the girl by chance, pitied her, and took her home.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LI
11  As fate would have it, Mrs. Bedwin chanced to bring in, at this moment, a small parcel of books, which Mr. Brownlow had that morning purchased of the identical bookstall-keeper, who has already figured in this history; having laid them on the table, she prepared to leave the room.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
12  It chanced one morning, while Oliver's affairs were in this auspicious and comfortable state, that Mr. Gamfield, chimney-sweep, went his way down the High Street, deeply cogitating in his mind his ways and means of paying certain arrears of rent, for which his landlord had become rather pressing.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
13  Their appearance was not calculated to attract the importunate regards of such of London's destitute population, as chanced to take their way over the bridge that night in search of some cold arch or doorless hovel wherein to lay their heads; they stood there in silence: neither speaking nor spoken to, by any one who passed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI