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1  With a footstep as soft and gentle as the voice, the speaker tripped away.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
2  'He was a dear, grateful, gentle child, sir,' retorted Mrs. Bedwin, indignantly.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
3  Oliver's pillow was smoothed by gentle hands that night; and loveliness and virtue watched him as he slept.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
4  Rose Maylie lingered, but the old gentleman drew her arm through his, and led her, with gentle force, away.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
5  Having gazed cautiously round him, and listened intently, he gently undid the fastenings of the door, and looked abroad.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
6  Its expression had lost nothing of its beauty; but it was changed; and there was an anxious haggard look about the gentle face, which it had never worn before.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
7  Then, catching hold of the bridle, he gave his jaw a sharp wrench, by way of gentle reminder that he was not his own master; and by these means turned him round.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  Cast in so slight and exquisite a mould; so mild and gentle; so pure and beautiful; that earth seemed not her element, nor its rough creatures her fit companions.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  Everything was so quiet, and neat, and orderly; everybody so kind and gentle; that after the noise and turbulence in the midst of which he had always lived, it seemed like Heaven itself.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  The kind tone of this answer, the sweet voice, the gentle manner, the absence of any accent of haughtiness or displeasure, took the girl completely by surprise, and she burst into tears.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  With this gentle remonstrance, Mr. Sikes plucked the note from between the Jew's finger and thumb; and looking the old man coolly in the face, folded it up small, and tied it in his neckerchief.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
12  I would show Rose Maylie in all the bloom and grace of early womanhood, shedding on her secluded path in life soft and gentle light, that fell on all who trod it with her, and shone into their hearts.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
13  When it became quite dark, and they returned home, the young lady would sit down to the piano, and play some pleasant air, or sing, in a low and gentle voice, some old song which it pleased her aunt to hear.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  He was still the same gentle, attached, affectionate creature that he had been when pain and suffering had wasted his strength, and when he was dependent for every slight attention, and comfort on those who tended him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  He soon fell into a gentle doze, from which he was awakened by the light of a candle: which, being brought near the bed, showed him a gentleman with a very large and loud-ticking gold watch in his hand, who felt his pulse, and said he was a great deal better.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  But his heart was heavy, notwithstanding; and he wished, as he crept into his narrow bed, that that were his coffin, and that he could be lain in a calm and lasting sleep in the churchyard ground, with the tall grass waving gently above his head, and the sound of the old deep bell to soothe him in his sleep.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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17  There were tears in the eyes of the gentle girl, as these words were spoken; and when one fell upon the flower over which she bent, and glistened brightly in its cup, making it more beautiful, it seemed as though the outpouring of her fresh young heart, claimed kindred naturally, with the loveliest things in nature.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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