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1  The fortunes of those who have figured in this tale are nearly closed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
2  They beat and ill-use me, Dick; and I am going to seek my fortune, some long way off.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
3  Oliver brushed away two or three tears that were lingering in his eyes; and seeing no board but the table, fortunately bowed to that.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  'I say you'll make your fortune, Mr. Sowerberry,' repeated Mr. Bumble, tapping the undertaker on the shoulder, in a friendly manner, with his cane.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
5  But, now that fortune had cast in his way a nameless orphan, at whom even the meanest could point the finger of scorn, he retorted on him with interest.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
6  It was fortunate that the conversation terminated at this point, or Mr. Bumble, who had bowed himself to within six inches of the ladder, would infallibly have pitched headlong into the room below.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
7  'You'll make your fortune, Mr. Sowerberry,' said the beadle, as he thrust his thumb and forefinger into the proffered snuff-box of the undertaker: which was an ingenious little model of a patent coffin.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
8  I consider, sir, that you have obtained possession of that book, under very suspicious and disreputable circumstances; and you may think yourself very fortunate that the owner of the property declines to prosecute.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
9  Although I am not disposed to maintain that the being born in a workhouse, is in itself the most fortunate and enviable circumstance that can possibly befall a human being, I do mean to say that in this particular instance, it was the best thing for Oliver Twist that could by possibility have occurred.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
10  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