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1  Anything but his death, I told you from the first.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
2  'In death,' replied the woman, with something like a shudder.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
3  It was no unfit messenger of death, who had disturbed the quiet of the matron's room.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  He is the master of this establishment; his death will cause a wacancy; that wacancy must be filled up.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
5  When I came back, she was dying; and all the blood in my heart has dried up, for they starved her to death.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
6  I've seen a many people die; little babes and great strong men; and I know when death's a-coming, well enough.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
7  I have watched you change almost from death, to life, with eyes that turned blind with their eagerness and deep affection.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
8  I have promised for your being quiet and silent; if you are not, you will only do harm to yourself and me too, and perhaps be my death.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
9  The green damp hung upon the low walls; the tracks of the snail and slug glistened in the light of the candle; but all was still as death.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
10  My dear young lady,' rejoined the surgeon, mournfully shaking his head; 'crime, like death, is not confined to the old and withered alone.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
11  Horrible thoughts of death, and shrouds with blood upon them, and a fear that has made me burn as if I was on fire, have been upon me all day.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
12  A creature,' continued the young man, passionately, 'a creature as fair and innocent of guile as one of God's own angels, fluttered between life and death.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
13  'She was my daughter,' said the old woman, nodding her head in the direction of the corpse; and speaking with an idiotic leer, more ghastly than even the presence of death in such a place.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
14  I had forgotten it for a moment, Oliver, but I hope I may be pardoned, for I am old, and have seen enough of illness and death to know the agony of separation from the objects of our love.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
15  The palace, the night-cellar, the jail, the madhouse: the chambers of birth and death, of health and sickness, the rigid face of the corpse and the calm sleep of the child: midnight was upon them all.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
16  All the livelong day, and for hours after it had grown dark, Oliver paced softly up and down the garden, raising his eyes every instant to the sick chamber, and shuddering to see the darkened window, looking as if death lay stretched inside.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
17  The mother,' said the woman, making a more violent effort than before; 'the mother, when the pains of death first came upon her, whispered in my ear that if her baby was born alive, and thrived, the day might come when it would not feel so much disgraced to hear its poor young mother named.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
18  As Mr. Gamfield did happen to labour under the slight imputation of having bruised three or four boys to death already, it occurred to him that the board had, perhaps, in some unaccountable freak, taken it into their heads that this extraneous circumstance ought to influence their proceedings.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
19  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
20  This suggested itself as the very best thing that could possibly be done with him: the probability being, that the skipper would flog him to death, in a playful mood, some day after dinner, or would knock his brains out with an iron bar; both pastimes being, as is pretty generally known, very favourite and common recreations among gentleman of that class.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV