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1  'Pretty well, thank you, sir' replied Oliver, with considerable hesitation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  There were two buyers directly, and more of the listeners plainly hesitated.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
3  The woman, who had hesitated at first, walked boldly in, without any other invitation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
4  'You may stop here, if you think it safe,' returned the person addressed, after some hesitation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
5  While he hesitated, the opportunity was gone; he was already in the house, and the door was shut.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
6  He answered with some hesitation, because he was confused by Mr. Grimwig's looking so hard at him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
7  Mr. Bumble taking advantage of the hesitation, and being very cold himself, shut it without permission.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
8  So much the better; I have less hesitation in dealing with two people, when I find that there's only one will between them.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
9  These two causes made him answer in a very low and hesitating voice; whereupon a gentleman in a white waistcoat said he was a fool.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
10  The lady modestly hesitated to reply, lest there should be any impropriety in holding an interview with Mr. Bumble, with closed doors.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
11  Mr. Bumble, seeing with excruciating feelings, the delight of the two old paupers, who were tittering together most rapturously, hesitated for an instant.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
12  At length, one morning, when Rose was alone in the breakfast-parlour, Harry Maylie entered; and, with some hesitation, begged permission to speak with her for a few moments.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
13  Uttering this last panegyric, Master Bates produced, from one of his extensive pockets, a full-sized wine-bottle, carefully corked; while Mr. Dawkins, at the same instant, poured out a wine-glassful of raw spirits from the bottle he carried: which the invalid tossed down his throat without a moment's hesitation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
14  If he had hesitated for one instant to punish Oliver most severely, it must be quite clear to every experienced reader that he would have been, according to all precedents in disputes of matrimony established, a brute, an unnatural husband, an insulting creature, a base imitation of a man, and various other agreeable characters too numerous for recital within the limits of this chapter.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
15  Arriving, at length, in streets remoter and less-frequented than those through which he has passed, he walks beneath tottering house-fronts projecting over the pavement, dismantled walls that seem to totter as he passes, chimneys half crushed half hesitating to fall, windows guarded by rusty iron bars that time and dirt have almost eaten away, every imaginable sign of desolation and neglect.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER L