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1  Give him something to drink, Nancy.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
2  Sikes pouring out a glass of brandy, bade the Jew drink it off.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  'I'm better now,' said Mrs. Corney, falling back, after drinking half of it.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
4  There was a fire in the tap-room, and some country-labourers were drinking before it.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
5  There's your tea; take it away to that box, and drink it there, and make haste, for they'll want you to mind the shop.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
6  Seated round the table were four or five boys, none older than the Dodger, smoking long clay pipes, and drinking spirits with the air of middle-aged men.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
7  Oliver ate his share, and the Jew then mixed him a glass of hot gin-and-water: telling him he must drink it off directly, because another gentleman wanted the tumbler.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  If he were really not in the habit of drinking rather more than was exactly good for him, he might have brought action against his countenance for libel, and have recovered heavy damages.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
9  I wish some well-fed philosopher, whose meat and drink turn to gall within him; whose blood is ice, whose heart is iron; could have seen Oliver Twist clutching at the dainty viands that the dog had neglected.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
10  The kitchen was an old, low-roofed room; with a great beam across the middle of the ceiling, and benches, with high backs to them, by the fire; on which were seated several rough men in smock-frocks, drinking and smoking.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
11  Of these, the Jew was, at all events, sufficiently remarkable to be remembered, supposing he had been seen drinking, or loitering about; but Giles returned without any intelligence, calculated to dispel or lessen the mystery.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
12  These preliminaries adjusted, Mr. Sikes proceeded to drink brandy at a furious rate, and to flourish the crowbar in an alarming manner; yelling forth, at the same time, most unmusical snatches of song, mingled with wild execrations.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
13  Master Bates saw something so exquisitely ludicrous in this reply, that he burst into another laugh; which laugh, meeting the coffee he was drinking, and carrying it down some wrong channel, very nearly terminated in his premature suffocation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  Mounting a stool, he cautiously applied his eye to the pane of glass, from which secret post he could see Mr. Claypole taking cold beef from the dish, and porter from the pot, and administering homeopathic doses of both to Charlotte, who sat patiently by, eating and drinking at his pleasure.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
15  It was fortunate for her that the possession of money occasioned him so much employment next day in the way of eating and drinking; and withal had so beneficial an effect in smoothing down the asperities of his temper; that he had neither time nor inclination to be very critical upon her behaviour and deportment.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
16  The old lady made no reply to this; but wiping her eyes first, and her spectacles, which lay on the counterpane, afterwards, as if they were part and parcel of those features, brought some cool stuff for Oliver to drink; and then, patting him on the cheek, told him he must lie very quiet, or he would be ill again.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
17  Now, Mr. and Mrs. Sowerberry having gone out to tea and supper: and Noah Claypole not being at any time disposed to take upon himself a greater amount of physical exertion than is necessary to a convenient performance of the two functions of eating and drinking, the shop was not closed, although it was past the usual hour of shutting-up.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
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