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1  The bell was rung again, with some impatience, while the party were in darkness.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
2  The door was opened, quickly, by some one shrouded in the darkness, and was as quickly closed, when they had passed out.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  The objects which had looked dim and terrible in the darkness, grew more and more defined, and gradually resolved into their familiar shapes.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
4  Of all bad deeds that, under cover of the darkness, had been committed within wide London's bounds since night hung over it, that was the worst.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
5  His dog has been seen lurking about some old haunt, and there seems little doubt that his master either is, or will be, there, under cover of the darkness.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
6  The Jew was evidently too familiar with the ground he traversed to be at all bewildered, either by the darkness of the night, or the intricacies of the way.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
7  The style of this reply, as well as the voice which delivered it, seemed familiar to Oliver's ears: but it was impossible to distinguish even the form of the speaker in the darkness.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
8  He went on doggedly; but as he left the town behind him, and plunged into the solitude and darkness of the road, he felt a dread and awe creeping upon him which shook him to the core.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  Here's the house broken into,' said the doctor, 'and a couple of men catch one moment's glimpse of a boy, in the midst of gunpowder smoke, and in all the distraction of alarm and darkness.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  The gate at which they had entered, was softly unfastened and opened by Monks; merely exchanging a nod with their mysterious acquaintance, the married couple emerged into the wet and darkness outside.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  Those widely staring eyes, so lustreless and so glassy, that he had better borne to see them than think upon them, appeared in the midst of the darkness: light in themselves, but giving light to nothing.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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12  The sickly rays of the suspended lantern falling directly upon them, aggravated the paleness and anxiety of their countenances: which, encircled by the deepest gloom and darkness, looked ghastly in the extreme.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  There was little to be made out, in the mist and darkness; but the loud shouting of men vibrated through the air, and the barking of the neighbouring dogs, roused by the sound of the alarm bell, resounded in every direction.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  They turned into no house at Shepperton, as the weary boy had expected; but still kept walking on, in mud and darkness, through gloomy lanes and over cold open wastes, until they came within sight of the lights of a town at no great distance.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  As he glided stealthily along, creeping beneath the shelter of the walls and doorways, the hideous old man seemed like some loathsome reptile, engendered in the slime and darkness through which he moved: crawling forth, by night, in search of some rich offal for a meal.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  The darkness and the deep stillness of the room were very solemn; as they brought into the boy's mind the thought that death had been hovering there, for many days and nights, and might yet fill it with the gloom and dread of his awful presence, he turned his face upon the pillow, and fervently prayed to Heaven.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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17  The man had shrunk down, thoroughly quelled by the ferocity of the crowd, and the impossibility of escape; but seeing this sudden change with no less rapidity than it had occurred, he sprang upon his feet, determined to make one last effort for his life by dropping into the ditch, and, at the risk of being stifled, endeavouring to creep away in the darkness and confusion.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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