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1  'Put down the light,' said the girl, turning away her head.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
2  Oliver looked up; the Jew, pointing to the candle, motioned him to light it.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  This cell was in shape and size something like an area cellar, only not so light.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  Thus directed, the bearers trotted on under their light burden; and the two mourners kept as near them, as they could.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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5  With the first ray of light that struggled through the crevices in the shutters, Oliver arose, and again unbarred the door.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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6  She caught the hand which Oliver instinctively placed in hers, and, blowing out the light, drew him after her up the stairs.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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7  The undertaker, who had just put up the shutters of his shop, was making some entries in his day-book by the light of a most appropriate dismal candle, when Mr. Bumble entered.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  Having availed himself of the expiring light of the candle to tie up in a handkerchief the few articles of wearing apparel he had, sat himself down upon a bench, to wait for morning.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  Against the wall were ranged, in regular array, a long row of elm boards cut in the same shape: looking in the dim light, like high-shouldered ghosts with their hands in their breeches pockets.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  The sun was rising in all its splendid beauty; but the light only served to show the boy his own lonesomeness and desolation, as he sat, with bleeding feet and covered with dust, upon a door-step.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  Oliver lay awake for some time, counting the little circles of light which the reflection of the rushlight-shade threw upon the ceiling; or tracing with his languid eyes the intricate pattern of the paper on the wall.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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12  For a long time Oliver lay awake, thinking it not impossible that Nancy might seek that opportunity of whispering some further advice; but the girl sat brooding over the fire, without moving, save now and then to trim the light.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  The Jew wiped his forehead: and smiled, as if it were a relief to have the disturbance over; but neither he, nor Sikes, nor the dog, nor the boys, seemed to consider it in any other light than a common occurance incidental to business.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  Charlotte's fist was by no means a light one; but, lest it should not be effectual in calming Oliver's wrath, Mrs. Sowerberry plunged into the kitchen, and assisted to hold him with one hand, while she scratched his face with the other.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  This seemed to be some watchword or signal that all was right; for the light of a feeble candle gleamed on the wall at the remote end of the passage; and a man's face peeped out, from where a balustrade of the old kitchen staircase had been broken away.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  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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17  In all the rooms, the mouldering shutters were fast closed: the bars which held them were screwed tight into the wood; the only light which was admitted, stealing its way through round holes at the top: which made the rooms more gloomy, and filled them with strange shadows.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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