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1  Women and children shrieked, and men encouraged each other with noisy shouts and cheers.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
2  I see no saving in parish children, not I; for they always cost more to keep, than they're worth.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  I don't mean a regular mute to attend grown-up people, my dear, but only for children's practice.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  Mr. Bumble nodded, blandly, in acknowledgment of Mrs. Mann's curtsey; and inquired how the children were.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  People spoke in whispers; anxious faces appeared at the gate, from time to time; women and children went away in tears.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
6  I know what children are, sir; and have done these forty years; and people who can't say the same, shouldn't say anything about them.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
7  There were some ragged children in another corner; and in a small recess, opposite the door, there lay upon the ground, something covered with an old blanket.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
8  The elderly female was a woman of wisdom and experience; she knew what was good for children; and she had a very accurate perception of what was good for herself.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
9  'I'm sure Mr. Bumble, that I was only a telling one or two of the dear children as is so fond of you, that it was you a coming,' replied Mrs. Mann with great humility.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  The terrified children cried bitterly; but the old woman, who had hitherto remained as quiet as if she had been wholly deaf to all that passed, menaced them into silence.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  There were a good many small shops; but the only stock in trade appeared to be heaps of children, who, even at that time of night, were crawling in and out at the doors, or screaming from the inside.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
12  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
13  There are fourteen water-mills, six steam-engines, and a galvanic battery, always a-working upon it, and they can't make it fast enough, though the men work so hard that they die off, and the widows is pensioned directly, with twenty pound a-year for each of the children, and a premium of fifty for twins.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII