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1  The relief was inseparable from the workhouse and the gruel; and that frightened people.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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2  The gruel disappeared; the boys whispered each other, and winked at Oliver; while his next neighbors nudged him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  He had hardly achieved this very unusual gymnastic performance, when Mr. Bumble brought him, with his own hands, a basin of gruel, and the holiday allowance of two ounces and a quarter of bread.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  The master, in his cook's uniform, stationed himself at the copper; his pauper assistants ranged themselves behind him; the gruel was served out; and a long grace was said over the short commons.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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5  The room in which the boys were fed, was a large stone hall, with a copper at one end: out of which the master, dressed in an apron for the purpose, and assisted by one or two women, ladled the gruel at mealtimes.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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6  It was rather expensive at first, in consequence of the increase in the undertaker's bill, and the necessity of taking in the clothes of all the paupers, which fluttered loosely on their wasted, shrunken forms, after a week or two's gruel.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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7  With this view, they contracted with the water-works to lay on an unlimited supply of water; and with a corn-factor to supply periodically small quantities of oatmeal; and issued three meals of thin gruel a day, with an onion twice a week, and half a roll of Sundays.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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