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1  'No, no,' said Mrs. Sowerberry: bethinking herself of Oliver's old friend.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  The Jew rubbed his hands; and, sitting down at the table, affected to laugh at the pleasantry of his friend.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
3  Oliver felt glad to see him, before he went; for, though younger than himself, he had been his little friend and playmate.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
4  You say you are an orphan, without a friend in the world; all the inquiries I have been able to make, confirm the statement.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
5  The spirit of contradiction was strong in Mr. Grimwig's breast, at the moment; and it was rendered stronger by his friend's confident smile.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
6  'I have no doubt you are, my friend,' replied the old gentleman: fixing his spectacles more firmly on his nose, and looking about him for the inkstand.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
7  This led to a more friendly and confidential dialogue; from which Oliver discovered that his friend's name was Jack Dawkins, and that he was a peculiar pet and protege of the elderly gentleman before mentioned.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
8  Perhaps these were reasons for the old gentleman's giving his assent; but, whether they were or no, he told Oliver he might go, and placed him under the joint guardianship of Charley Bates, and his friend the Dodger.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
9  Mr. Brownlow smiled; and, turning to Oliver, said that Mr. Grimwig was an old friend of his, and he must not mind his being a little rough in his manners; for he was a worthy creature at bottom, as he had reason to know.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  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
11  'You're a rough speaker, my friend, but you look an honest, open-hearted man,' said the old gentleman: turning his spectacles in the direction of the candidate for Oliver's premium, whose villainous countenance was a regular stamped receipt for cruelty.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
12  Mr. Brownlow, seeming to apprehend that his singular friend was about to say something disagreeable, asked Oliver to step downstairs and tell Mrs. Bedwin they were ready for tea; which, as he did not half like the visitor's manner, he was very happy to do.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  I know a friend who has a beef-faced boy; a fine boy, they call him; with a round head, and red cheeks, and glaring eyes; a horrid boy; with a body and limbs that appear to be swelling out of the seams of his blue clothes; with the voice of a pilot, and the appetite of a wolf.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  She was not, indeed, withheld by the same considerations as her agreeable friend; for, having recently removed into the neighborhood of Field Lane from the remote but genteel suburb of Ratcliffe, she was not under the same apprehension of being recognised by any of her numerous acquaintances.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
15  He had scarcely washed himself, and made everything tidy, by emptying the basin out of the window, agreeably to the Jew's directions, when the Dodger returned: accompanied by a very sprightly young friend, whom Oliver had seen smoking on the previous night, and who was now formally introduced to him as Charley Bates.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
16  Charlotte treated him ill, because Noah did; and Mrs. Sowerberry was his decided enemy, because Mr. Sowerberry was disposed to be his friend; so, between these three on one side, and a glut of funerals on the other, Oliver was not altogether as comfortable as the hungry pig was, when he was shut up, by mistake, in the grain department of a brewery.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
17  All this, Mr. Brownlow, although himself somewhat of an impetuous gentleman: knowing his friend's peculiarities, bore with great good humour; as Mr. Grimwig, at tea, was graciously pleased to express his entire approval of the muffins, matters went on very smoothly; and Oliver, who made one of the party, began to feel more at his ease than he had yet done in the fierce old gentleman's presence.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
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