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There being nobody by, however, but a pauper old woman, who was rendered rather misty by an unwonted allowance of beer; and a parish surgeon who did such matters by contract; Oliver and Nature fought out the point between them.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER I   Context
With these, and other muttered reflections of the like nature, the Jew once more deposited the watch in its place of safety.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER IX   Context
As Sikes growled forth this imprecation, with the most desperate ferocity that his desperate nature was capable of, he rested the body of the wounded boy across his bended knee; and turned his head, for an instant, to look back at his pursuers.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XXVIII   Context
Notwithstanding the evidently useless nature of their search, they did not desist until the coming on of night rendered its further prosecution hopeless; and even then, they gave it up with reluctance.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XXXV   Context
I owe it to you and yours, to prevent you from opposing, in the warmth of your generous nature, this great obstacle to your progress in the world.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XXXV   Context
It is a world of disappointment: often to the hopes we most cherish, and hopes that do our nature the greatest honour.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER LI   Context
It was such an early day that it came soon, even to me, who was in a fever of expectation, and half afraid that an earthquake or a fiery mountain, or some other great convulsion of nature, might interpose to stop the expedition.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE   Context
I labour under the same kind of astonishment to this day, having invariably observed that of all human weaknesses, the one to which our common nature is the least disposed to confess (I cannot imagine why) is the weakness of having gone to sleep in a coach.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME   Context
I was not angry with them; I was more afraid of them, as if I were cast away among creatures with whom I had no community of nature.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY   Context
Gummidge, whose courtship would appear to have been of an exactly parallel nature, she was so continually reminded by these transactions of the old one.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 10. I BECOME NEGLECTED, AND AM PROVIDED FOR   Context
I was sufficiently ill at ease, Heaven knows; but it was not in my nature to complain much at that time of my life, so I said I was very well, and hoped he was.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK   Context
Traddles still remained, perhaps, but it was very doubtful; and I had not sufficient confidence in his discretion or good luck, however strong my reliance was on his good nature, to wish to trust him with my situation.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 13. THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION   Context
I take it, that had its effect upon me, as a touch of nature; but the skill with which the one followed up whatever the other said, was a touch of art which I was still less proof against.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP   Context
By this time, however, I knew that his restless nature and bold spirits delighted to find a vent in rough toil and hard weather, as in any other means of excitement that presented itself freshly to him; so none of his proceedings surprised me.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 22. SOME OLD SCENES, AND SOME NEW PEOPLE   Context
I could not doubt that this person was the person of whom he had made such mysterious mention, though what the nature of his hold upon my aunt could possibly be, I was quite unable to imagine.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 23. I CORROBORATE Mr. DICK, AND CHOOSE A PROFESSI   Context
He described it as an apartment of the most sumptuous nature, and said that he had drunk brown East India sherry there, of a quality so precious as to make a man wink.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY   Context
I am too well aware that when, in the inscrutable decrees of Fate, you were reserved for me, it is possible you may have been reserved for one, destined, after a protracted struggle, at length to fall a victim to pecuniary involvements of a complicated nature.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET   Context
The leg of mutton came up very red within, and very pale without: besides having a foreign substance of a gritty nature sprinkled over it, as if if had had a fall into the ashes of that remarkable kitchen fireplace.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET   Context
After Sarah was restored, we still had to break it to the other eight; and it produced various effects upon them of a most pathetic nature.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS   Context
She had a written character, as large as a proclamation; and, according to this document, could do everything of a domestic nature that ever I heard of, and a great many things that I never did hear of.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING   Context
But her affectionate nature was so happy in what I now said to her with my whole heart, that her face became a laughing one before her glittering eyes were dry.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING   Context
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