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1  'This is unkind, mother,' said Harry.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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2  'He called my mother names,' replied Oliver.
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3  'You think so now, Harry,' replied his mother.
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4  I haven't any sister, or father and mother either.
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5  Neither his father nor his mother will ever interfere with him.
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6  'I think you had better go on to my mother's in the chaise, Giles,' said he.
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7  But his spirit was roused at last; the cruel insult to his dead mother had set his blood on fire.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  Apparently this consolatory perspective of a mother's prospects failed in producing its due effect.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  The boy grew so like his mother,' said the woman, rambling on, and not heeding the question, 'that I could never forget it when I saw his face.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  At this point of Mr. Bumble's discourse, Oliver, just hearing enough to know that some allusion was being made to his mother, recommenced kicking, with a violence that rendered every other sound inaudible.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  Notwithstanding the difference between youth and age, he bore so strong a likeness to the old lady, that Oliver would have had no great difficulty in imagining their relationship, if he had not already spoken of her as his mother.
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12  But even if he has been wicked,' pursued Rose, 'think how young he is; think that he may never have known a mother's love, or the comfort of a home; that ill-usage and blows, or the want of bread, may have driven him to herd with men who have forced him to guilt.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  In fact, if it had not been for a good-hearted turnpike-man, and a benevolent old lady, Oliver's troubles would have been shortened by the very same process which had put an end to his mother's; in other words, he would most assuredly have fallen dead upon the king's highway.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  No chance-child was he, for he could trace his genealogy all the way back to his parents, who lived hard by; his mother being a washerwoman, and his father a drunken soldier, discharged with a wooden leg, and a diurnal pension of twopence-halfpenny and an unstateable fraction.
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15  The mother,' said the woman, making a more violent effort than before; 'the mother, when the pains of death first came upon her, whispered in my ear that if her baby was born alive, and thrived, the day might come when it would not feel so much disgraced to hear its poor young mother named.
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16  Oliver often wandered here; and, thinking of the wretched grave in which his mother lay, would sometimes sit him down and sob unseen; but, when he raised his eyes to the deep sky overhead, he would cease to think of her as lying in the ground, and would weep for her, sadly, but without pain.
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17  For the rest of the day, he was shut up in the back kitchen, in company with a pump and a slice of bread; and at night, Mrs. Sowerberry, after making various remarks outside the door, by no means complimentary to the memory of his mother, looked into the room, and, amidst the jeers and pointings of Noah and Charlotte, ordered him upstairs to his dismal bed.
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