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1  Suddenly, he took the desperate resolution to going back to London.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
2  'You're desperate hard upon me, gen'l'men,' said Gamfield, wavering.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  Child as he was, he was desperate with hunger, and reckless with misery.
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4  'Wounded desperate, miss,' replied Giles, with indescribable complacency.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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5  Mr. Bumble rose with a very rueful countenance: wondering much what something desperate might be.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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6  After more communing with herself next day, she arrived at the desperate conclusion of consulting Harry.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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7  All I know is,' said Mr. Losberne, at last: sitting down with a kind of desperate calmness, 'that we must try and carry it off with a bold face.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  'You'll drive me on the something desperate,' muttered the girl placing both hands upon her breast, as though to keep down by force some violent outbreak.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  With these words, which were uttered with all the energy of passionate grief, Oliver fell upon his knees at the Jew's feet; and beat his hands together, in perfect desperation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  Meanwhile Oliver was in such a desperate state of impatience and anxiety, that he felt as if he could have jumped upon the horse himself, and galloped away, full tear, to the next stage.
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11  He struggled with the power of desperation, for an instant; and then sent up cry upon cry that penetrated even those massive walls, and rang in their ears until they reached the open yard.
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12  At times, he turned, with desperate determination, resolved to beat this phantom off, though it should look him dead; but the hair rose on his head, and his blood stood still, for it had turned with him and was behind him then.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  As Sikes growled forth this imprecation, with the most desperate ferocity that his desperate nature was capable of, he rested the body of the wounded boy across his bended knee; and turned his head, for an instant, to look back at his pursuers.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  Mr. Gamfield's most sanguine estimate of his finances could not raise them within full five pounds of the desired amount; and, in a species of arithmetical desperation, he was alternately cudgelling his brains and his donkey, when passing the workhouse, his eyes encountered the bill on the gate.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  It was not until the night of this last awful day, that a withering sense of his helpless, desperate state came in its full intensity upon his blighted soul; not that he had ever held any defined or positive hope of mercy, but that he had never been able to consider more than the dim probability of dying so soon.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  Her altered manner, her repeated absences from home alone, her comparative indifference to the interests of the gang for which she had once been so zealous, and, added to these, her desperate impatience to leave home that night at a particular hour, all favoured the supposition, and rendered it, to him at least, almost matter of certainty.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV