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1  Such changes appear absurd; but they are not so unnatural as they would seem at first sight.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  As Mr. Brownlow paused, he changed his position with the air of one who has experienced a sudden relief, and wiped his hot face and hands.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
3  Panting for breath, the old man stammered for a word; and in that instant checked the torrent of his wrath, and changed his whole demeanour.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  Suddenly, the scene changed; the air became close and confined; and he thought, with a glow of terror, that he was in the Jew's house again.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
5  She pushed the candle impatiently away; and once or twice as she feverishly changed her position, shuffled her feet upon the ground; but this was all.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
6  Its expression had lost nothing of its beauty; but it was changed; and there was an anxious haggard look about the gentle face, which it had never worn before.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
7  But of course they will get you into parliament at the election before Christmas, and these sudden shiftings and changes are no bad preparation for political life.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
8  He sat without changing his attitude in the least, or appearing to take the smallest heed of time, until his quick ear seemed to be attracted by a footstep in the street.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
9  She was, indeed; for, when candles were brought, they saw that in the very short time which had elapsed since their return home, the hue of her countenance had changed to a marble whiteness.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
10  The blessing was from a young child's lips, but it was the first that Oliver had ever heard invoked upon his head; and through the struggles and sufferings, and troubles and changes, of his after life, he never once forgot it.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
11  Goaded by shame and dishonour he fled with his children into a remote corner of Wales, changing his very name that his friends might never know of his retreat; and here, no great while afterwards, he was found dead in his bed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LI
12  His breast heaved; his attitude was erect; his eye bright and vivid; his whole person changed, as he stood glaring over the cowardly tormentor who now lay crouching at his feet; and defied him with an energy he had never known before.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
13  But Oliver's thoughts, like those of most other people, although they were extremely ready and active to point out his difficulties, were wholly at a loss to suggest any feasible mode of surmounting them; so, after a good deal of thinking to no particular purpose, he changed his little bundle over to the other shoulder, and trudged on.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
14  Removing with him and the old housekeeper to within a mile of the parsonage-house, where his dear friends resided, he gratified the only remaining wish of Oliver's warm and earnest heart, and thus linked together a little society, whose condition approached as nearly to one of perfect happiness as can ever be known in this changing world.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
15  The very intelligence that shone in her deep blue eye, and was stamped upon her noble head, seemed scarcely of her age, or of the world; and yet the changing expression of sweetness and good humour, the thousand lights that played about the face, and left no shadow there; above all, the smile, the cheerful, happy smile, were made for Home, and fireside peace and happiness.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
16  On being excluded, the old ladies changed their tone, and cried through the keyhole that old Sally was drunk; which, indeed, was not unlikely; since, in addition to a moderate dose of opium prescribed by the apothecary, she was labouring under the effects of a final taste of gin-and-water which had been privily administered, in the openness of their hearts, by the worthy old ladies themselves.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV