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1  Nor a drop, said Mr. Bumble, waving his right hand in a dignified, but placid manner.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  'Why, really, my dear, I don't know,' answered the old lady in a good-humoured manner.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  His manner was determined; and the matter was growing rather too serious to be hushed up.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  Being remarkably free and agreeable in their manners, Oliver thought them very nice girls indeed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
5  'I say you'll make your fortune, Mr. Sowerberry,' repeated Mr. Bumble, tapping the undertaker on the shoulder, in a friendly manner, with his cane.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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6  Having by this time recovered a little breath, the worthy book-stall keeper proceeded to relate, in a more coherent manner the exact circumstances of the robbery.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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7  He was a snub-nosed, flat-browed, common-faced boy enough; and as dirty a juvenile as one would wish to see; but he had about him all the airs and manners of a man.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  The doctor, after tasting the cool stuff, and expressing a qualified approval of it, hurried away: his boots creaking in a very important and wealthy manner as he went downstairs.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  At the earnest manner of his reply, the old gentleman laughed again; and said something about a curious instinct, which Oliver, not understanding, paid no very great attention to.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  Oliver was awakened in the morning, by a loud kicking at the outside of the shop-door: which, before he could huddle on his clothes, was repeated, in an angry and impetuous manner, about twenty-five times.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
11  There is something in that boy's face,' said the old gentleman to himself as he walked slowly away, tapping his chin with the cover of the book, in a thoughtful manner; 'something that touches and interests me.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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12  Mr. Brownlow smiled; and, turning to Oliver, said that Mr. Grimwig was an old friend of his, and he must not mind his being a little rough in his manners; for he was a worthy creature at bottom, as he had reason to know.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  Mr. Fagin was sufficiently well acquainted with the manners and customs of that particular species of humanity to which Nancy belonged, to feel tolerably certain that it would be rather unsafe to prolong any conversation with her, at present.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  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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15  At such times, he would look constantly round him, for fear of thieves, and would keep slapping all his pockets in turn, to see that he hadn't lost anything, in such a very funny and natural manner, that Oliver laughed till the tears ran down his face.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  The Dodger made no reply; but putting his hat on again, and gathering the skirts of his long-tailed coat under his arm, thrust his tongue into his cheek, slapped the bridge of his nose some half-dozen times in a familiar but expressive manner, and turning on his heel, slunk down the court.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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17  After swallowing two of three glasses of spirits, Mr. Sikes condescended to take some notice of the young gentlemen; which gracious act led to a conversation, in which the cause and manner of Oliver's capture were circumstantially detailed, with such alterations and improvements on the truth, as to the Dodger appeared most advisable under the circumstances.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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