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1  Say four pound, and you've got rid of him for good and all.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Send me a large cloak: a good warm one: for it is bitter cold.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
3  But nature or inheritance had implanted a good sturdy spirit in Oliver's breast.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  'Nonsense, my good man,' said the undertaker, who was pretty well used to misery in all its shapes.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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5  Mr. Sowerberry remarked it and, without allowing time for any observation on the good lady's part, proceeded.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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6  Boys is wery obstinit, and wery lazy, Gen'l'men, and there's nothink like a good hot blaze to make 'em come down vith a run.'
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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7  Mr. Bumble and Sowerberry walked at a good smart pace in front; and Oliver, whose legs were not so long as his master's, ran by the side.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  He wants the stick, now and then: it'll do him good; and his board needn't come very expensive, for he hasn't been overfed since he was born.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  It would have been very like a Christian, and a marvellously good Christian too, if Oliver had prayed for the people who fed and took care of him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  The elderly female was a woman of wisdom and experience; she knew what was good for children; and she had a very accurate perception of what was good for herself.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  Sevenpence-halfpenny's worth per week is a good round diet for a child; a great deal may be got for sevenpence-halfpenny, quite enough to overload its stomach, and make it uncomfortable.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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12  The board, in imitation of so wise and salutary an example, took counsel together on the expediency of shipping off Oliver Twist, in some small trading vessel bound to a good unhealthy port.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
13  There were a good many small shops; but the only stock in trade appeared to be heaps of children, who, even at that time of night, were crawling in and out at the doors, or screaming from the inside.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
14  Oliver, being left to himself in the undertaker's shop, set the lamp down on a workman's bench, and gazed timidly about him with a feeling of awe and dread, which many people a good deal older than he will be at no loss to understand.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  As they drew near to their destination, however, Mr. Bumble thought it expedient to look down, and see that the boy was in good order for inspection by his new master: which he accordingly did, with a fit and becoming air of gracious patronage.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  Mr. Bumble regarded Oliver's piteous and helpless look, with some astonishment, for a few seconds; hemmed three or four times in a husky manner; and after muttering something about 'that troublesome cough,' bade Oliver dry his eyes and be a good boy.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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17  Under this impression, he secretly resolved to cultivate the good opinion of the old gentleman as quickly as possible; and, if he found the Dodger incorrigible, as he more than half suspected he should, to decline the honour of his farther acquaintance.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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18  Mr. Bumble shook his head with gloomy mystery, and said he wished he might come to good; whereunto Mr. Gamfield replied, that he wished he might come to him; which, although he agreed with the beadle in most matters, would seem to be a wish of a totally opposite description.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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19  Having rested here, for a minute or so, to collect a good burst of sobs and an imposing show of tears and terror, he knocked loudly at the wicket; and presented such a rueful face to the aged pauper who opened it, that even he, who saw nothing but rueful faces about him at the best of times, started back in astonishment.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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20  But Oliver's thoughts, like those of most other people, although they were extremely ready and active to point out his difficulties, were wholly at a loss to suggest any feasible mode of surmounting them; so, after a good deal of thinking to no particular purpose, he changed his little bundle over to the other shoulder, and trudged on.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII