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1  Here the rain began to fall so heavily, that it roused him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
2  'I'm better now,' said Mrs. Corney, falling back, after drinking half of it.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
3  These, however, had no worse effect than causing her to rub her nose very hard, and then fall asleep again.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  There was a dull sound of falling water not far off; and the leaves of the old tree stirred gently in the night wind.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
5  Not all the rain that ever fell, or ever will fall, will put as much of hell's fire out, as a man can carry about with him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
6  Scared by the sudden breaking of the dead stillness of the place, and by a loud cry which followed it, Oliver let his lantern fall, and knew not whether to advance or fly.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
7  Then, falling upon his knees, he prayed Heaven to spare him from such deeds; and rather to will that he should die at once, than be reserved for crimes, so fearful and appalling.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  Sikes, pointing to the street-door with the pistol-barrel, briefly advised him to take notice that he was within shot all the way; and that if he faltered, he would fall dead that instant.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
9  The sickly rays of the suspended lantern falling directly upon them, aggravated the paleness and anxiety of their countenances: which, encircled by the deepest gloom and darkness, looked ghastly in the extreme.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  In Jacob's Island, the warehouses are roofless and empty; the walls are crumbling down; the windows are windows no more; the doors are falling into the streets; the chimneys are blackened, but they yield no smoke.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  Here, a pot of beer was brought in, by direction of the mysterious youth; and Oliver, falling to, at his new friend's bidding, made a long and hearty meal, during the progress of which the strange boy eyed him from time to time with great attention.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
12  The speaker appeared to throw a boot-jack, or some such article, at the person he addressed, to rouse him from his slumbers: for the noise of a wooden body, falling violently, was heard; and then an indistinct muttering, as of a man between sleep and awake.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  Towards him the old man sometimes directed his eyes for an instant, and then brought them back again to the candle; which with a long-burnt wick drooping almost double, and hot grease falling down in clots upon the table, plainly showed that his thoughts were busy elsewhere.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  There were half-dressed figures tearing to and fro, some endeavouring to drag the frightened horses from the stables, others driving the cattle from the yard and out-houses, and others coming laden from the burning pile, amidst a shower of falling sparks, and the tumbling down of red-hot beams.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  Up and down the ladders, upon the roofs of buildings, over floors that quaked and trembled with his weight, under the lee of falling bricks and stones, in every part of that great fire was he; but he bore a charmed life, and had neither scratch nor bruise, nor weariness nor thought, till morning dawned again, and only smoke and blackened ruins remained.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
16  It so happened, however: as it will happen very often, when men fall into company under such circumstances: that Mr. Bumble felt, every now and then, a powerful inducement, which he could not resist, to steal a look at the stranger: and that whenever he did so, he withdrew his eyes, in some confusion, to find that the stranger was at that moment stealing a look at him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
17  Arriving, at length, in streets remoter and less-frequented than those through which he has passed, he walks beneath tottering house-fronts projecting over the pavement, dismantled walls that seem to totter as he passes, chimneys half crushed half hesitating to fall, windows guarded by rusty iron bars that time and dirt have almost eaten away, every imaginable sign of desolation and neglect.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
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