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1  There was nobody in the bar but a young Jew, who, with his two elbows on the counter, was reading a dirty newspaper.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
2  Then come with me,' said Mrs. Sowerberry: taking up a dim and dirty lamp, and leading the way upstairs; 'your bed's under the counter.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  I don't know what comes over me sometimes,' said she, affecting to busy herself in arranging her dress; 'it's this damp dirty room, I think.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
4  It was most intolerably dirty; for it was Monday morning; and it had been tenanted by six drunken people, who had been locked up, elsewhere, since Saturday night.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
5  He had a brown hat on his head, and a dirty belcher handkerchief round his neck: with the long frayed ends of which he smeared the beer from his face as he spoke.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
6  He was a snub-nosed, flat-browed, common-faced boy enough; and as dirty a juvenile as one would wish to see; but he had about him all the airs and manners of a man.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
7  They walked on, by little-frequented and dirty ways, for a full half-hour: meeting very few people, and those appearing from their looks to hold much the same position in society as Mr. Sikes himself.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
8  It was not, in appearance, so desirable a habitation as his old quarters: being a mean and badly-furnished apartment, of very limited size; lighted only by one small window in the shelving roof, and abutting on a close and dirty lane.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
9  The crowd had only the satisfaction of accompanying Oliver through two or three streets, and down a place called Mutton Hill, when he was led beneath a low archway, and up a dirty court, into this dispensary of summary justice, by the back way.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
10  At length, he stopped in front of one, more humble in appearance and more dirty than any he had yet seen; and, having crossed over and surveyed it from the opposite pavement, graciously announced his intention of putting up there, for the night.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
11  He kept on his course, through many winding and narrow ways, until he reached Bethnal Green; then, turning suddenly off to the left, he soon became involved in a maze of the mean and dirty streets which abound in that close and densely-populated quarter.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
12  They walked on, for some time, through the most crowded and densely inhabited part of the town; and then, striking down a narrow street more dirty and miserable than any they had yet passed through, paused to look for the house which was the object of their search.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
13  The liberality of Mrs. Sowerberry to Oliver, had consisted of a profuse bestowal upon him of all the dirty odds and ends which nobody else would eat; so there was a great deal of meekness and self-devotion in her voluntarily remaining under Mr. Bumble's heavy accusation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
14  Oliver thought the old gentleman must be a decided miser to live in such a dirty place, with so many watches; but, thinking that perhaps his fondness for the Dodger and the other boys, cost him a good deal of money, he only cast a deferential look at the Jew, and asked if he might get up.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
15  Just pausing to observe which appeared the most crowded streets, and consequently the most to be avoided, he crossed into Saint John's Road, and was soon deep in the obscurity of the intricate and dirty ways, which, lying between Gray's Inn Lane and Smithfield, render that part of the town one of the lowest and worst that improvement has left in the midst of London.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII