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1  The driver wanted no directions, but lashed his horse into full speed, without the delay of an instant.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
2  The horse, whose health had been drunk in his absence, was standing outside: ready harnessed to the cart.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
3  In another second or two, the nightcap was thrust out of the chaise-window, and a stentorian voice bellowed to the driver to stop: which he did, as soon as he could pull up his horses.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
4  Meanwhile Oliver was in such a desperate state of impatience and anxiety, that he felt as if he could have jumped upon the horse himself, and galloped away, full tear, to the next stage.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
5  Looking round, he saw that it was a post-chaise, driven at great speed; and as the horses were galloping, and the road was narrow, he stood leaning against a gate until it should have passed him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
6  She tore along the narrow pavement: elbowing the passengers from side to side; and darting almost under the horses' heads, crossed crowded streets, where clusters of persons were eagerly watching their opportunity to do the like.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
7  This gentleman walked with much deliberation into the bar to make out the bill: which took a long time making out: and after it was ready, and paid, a horse had to be saddled, and a man to be dressed, which took up ten good minutes more.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
8  This was an antic fellow, half pedlar and half mountebank, who travelled about the country on foot to vend hones, strops, razors, washballs, harness-paste, medicine for dogs and horses, cheap perfumery, cosmetics, and such-like wares, which he carried in a case slung to his back.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
9  There were half-dressed figures tearing to and fro, some endeavouring to drag the frightened horses from the stables, others driving the cattle from the yard and out-houses, and others coming laden from the burning pile, amidst a shower of falling sparks, and the tumbling down of red-hot beams.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
10  At length, all was ready; and the little parcel having been handed up, with many injunctions and entreaties for its speedy delivery, the man set spurs to his horse, and rattling over the uneven paving of the market-place, was out of the town, and galloping along the turnpike-road, in a couple of minutes.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
11  Then, the hostler was told to give the horse his head; and, his head being given him, he made a very unpleasant use of it: tossing it into the air with great disdain, and running into the parlour windows over the way; after performing those feats, and supporting himself for a short time on his hind-legs, he started off at great speed, and rattled out of the town right gallantly.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI