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Quotes of DIET from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

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There is only one thing I should like better; and that would be to see the Philosopher making the same sort of meal himself, with the same relish.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER IV   Context
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.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XIX   Context
The untasted meal was removed, with looks which showed that their thoughts were elsewhere, they watched the sun as he sank lower and lower, and, at length, cast over sky and earth those brilliant hues which herald his departure.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XXXIII   Context
This done, and Sikes having satisfied his appetite (Oliver could eat nothing but a small crust of bread which they made him swallow), the two men laid themselves down on chairs for a short nap.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XXII   Context
She wanted clothes to keep her warm, and food to eat; but she had kept it safe, and had it in her bosom.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XXIV   Context
Toby continued to eat with the utmost outward indifference, until he could eat no more; then, ordering the Dodger out, he closed the door, mixed a glass of spirits and water, and composed himself for talking.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XXV   Context
She wanted clothes to keep her warm, and food to eat; but she had kept it safe, and had it in her bosom.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XXIV   Context
After a few days, the affair began to be forgotten, as most affairs are, when wonder, having no fresh food to support it, dies away of itself.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XXXV   Context
Back he turned again, without the courage to purchase bit or drop, though he had tasted no food for many hours; and once more he lingered on the Heath, uncertain where to go.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XLVIII   Context
They made room for the stranger, but he sat down in the furthest corner, and ate and drank alone, or rather with his dog: to whom he cast a morsel of food from time to time.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XLVIII   Context
He led them into a stone kitchen, fitted with coppers for dressing the prison food, and pointed to a door.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER LII   Context
I sat down to my brown loaf, my egg, and my rasher of bacon, with a basin of milk besides, and made a most delicious meal.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME   Context
I paid sixpence more for my dinner, which was a meat pie and a turn at a neighbouring pump; and passed the hour which was allowed for that meal, in walking about the streets.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK   Context
I took heart to tell him that I had had nothing all night, and that if he would allow me to buy something to eat, I should be very much obliged to him.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME   Context
Two miserable little white mice, left behind by their owner, are running up and down in a fusty castle made of pasteboard and wire, looking in all the corners with their red eyes for anything to eat.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME   Context
I have my doubts, too, founded on the acute experience acquired at this period of my life, whether a sound enjoyment of animal food can develop itself freely in any human subject who is always in torment from tight boots.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET   Context
After that, when we went in to supper, the place and the meal would have a more homely look than ever, and I would feel more ashamed of home than ever, in my own ungracious breast.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter XIV   Context
While I did so, he stood at the table drinking rum and eating biscuit; and when I saw him thus engaged, I saw my convict on the marshes at his meal again.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter XXXIX   Context
We made a very good meal by the kitchen fire, and then apportioned the bedrooms: Herbert and Startop were to occupy one; I and our charge the other.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter LIV   Context
His eyes looked so awfully hungry too, that when I handed him the file and he laid it down on the grass, it occurred to me he would have tried to eat it, if he had not seen my bundle.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter III   Context
While we were still on our way to those detached apartments across the paved yard at the back, he asked me how often I had seen Miss Havisham eat and drink; offering me a breadth of choice, as usual, between a hundred times and once.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter XXIX   Context
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