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1  The assistants were paralysed with wonder; the boys with fear.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  In a paroxysm of fear, the boy closed the book, and thrust it from him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
3  The Artful shall give you another suit, my dear, for fear you should spoil that Sunday one.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
4  Besides, it was so early that there was very little fear of his being seen; so he walked on.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
5  'I fear it is all too true,' said the old gentleman sorrowfully, after looking over the papers.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
6  The man seemed to say this, with such dreadful hatred, that Oliver awoke with the fear, and started up.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
7  Not alone, my dear, nor unprotected, neither,' submitted Mr. Bumble, in a voice tremulous with fear: 'I am here, my dear.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
8  If he hasn't peached, and is committed, there's no fear till he comes out again,' said Mr. Sikes, 'and then he must be taken care on.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
9  The bewildered butler gazed from them towards Oliver, and from Oliver towards Mr. Losberne, with a most ludicrous mixture of fear and perplexity.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
10  Oliver felt such fear come over him when he recognised the place, that, for the instant, he forgot the agony of his wound, and thought only of flight.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
11  I was brought here, by the most dreadful and agonising of all apprehensions,' said the young man; 'the fear of losing the one dear being on whom my every wish and hope are fixed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
12  They're soft-hearted psalm-singers, or they wouldn't have taken him in at all; and they'll ask no questions after him, fear they should be obliged to prosecute, and so get him lagged.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
13  'He wouldn't so much as bark in a witness-box, for fear of committing himself; no, not if you tied him up in one, and left him there without wittles for a fortnight,' said the Dodger.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
14  Persuaded, in part, by these representations, but overborne in a much greater degree by his fear of Fagin, Mr. Bolter at length consented, with a very bad grace, to undertake the expedition.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
15  The days were peaceful and serene; the nights brought with them neither fear nor care; no languishing in a wretched prison, or associating with wretched men; nothing but pleasant and happy thoughts.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
16  It is worthy of remark, as a curious physical instance of the efficacy of a sudden surprise in counteracting the effects of extreme fear, that her voice had quite recovered all its official asperity.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
17  Noah Claypole's mind might have been at ease after this assurance, but his body certainly was not; for he shuffled and writhed about, into various uncouth positions: eyeing his new friend meanwhile with mingled fear and suspicion.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
18  Upon no one, however, did it make a greater impression than on Mr. Giles himself; who, after labouring, for some hours, under the fear of having mortally wounded a fellow-creature, eagerly caught at this new idea, and favoured it to the utmost.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
19  At such times, he would look constantly round him, for fear of thieves, and would keep slapping all his pockets in turn, to see that he hadn't lost anything, in such a very funny and natural manner, that Oliver laughed till the tears ran down his face.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
20  Having seen him safely carried into the hotel, he turned his face homewards, running as fast as he could, to make up for lost time: and recalling with a great deal of astonishment and some fear, the extraordinary behaviour of the person from whom he had just parted.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII