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1  And thus the night crept slowly on.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  There were sad hearts at Mr. Brownlow's that night.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
3  He had walked no more than twelve miles, when night closed in again.
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4  He's a thief, a liar, a devil, all that's bad, from this night forth.
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5  It seemed just the night when it befitted such a being as the Jew to be abroad.
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6  She was brought here last night,' replied the old woman, 'by the overseer's order.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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7  'I have taken the measure of the two women that died last night, Mr. Bumble,' said the undertaker.
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8  When the night came, he turned into a meadow; and, creeping close under a hay-rick, determined to lie there, till morning.
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9  Another night passed in the bleak damp air, made him worse; when he set forward on his journey next morning he could hardly crawl along.
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10  It was most intolerably dirty; for it was Monday morning; and it had been tenanted by six drunken people, who had been locked up, elsewhere, since Saturday night.
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11  A young woman stumbled over a bit last night, and fell against my garden-railings; directly she got up I saw her look towards his infernal red lamp with the pantomime-light.
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12  Having disposed of these evil-minded persons for the night, Mr. Bumble sat himself down in the house at which the coach stopped; and took a temperate dinner of steaks, oyster sauce, and porter.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  There were a good many small shops; but the only stock in trade appeared to be heaps of children, who, even at that time of night, were crawling in and out at the doors, or screaming from the inside.
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14  It was a chill, damp, windy night, when the Jew: buttoning his great-coat tight round his shrivelled body, and pulling the collar up over his ears so as completely to obscure the lower part of his face: emerged from his den.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  Whenever the Dodger or Charley Bates came home at night, empty-handed, he would expatiate with great vehemence on the misery of idle and lazy habits; and would enforce upon them the necessity of an active life, by sending them supperless to bed.
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16  As he glided stealthily along, creeping beneath the shelter of the walls and doorways, the hideous old man seemed like some loathsome reptile, engendered in the slime and darkness through which he moved: crawling forth, by night, in search of some rich offal for a meal.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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17  We only heard of the family the night before last,' said the beadle; 'and we shouldn't have known anything about them, then, only a woman who lodges in the same house made an application to the porochial committee for them to send the porochial surgeon to see a woman as was very bad.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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18  He had scarcely washed himself, and made everything tidy, by emptying the basin out of the window, agreeably to the Jew's directions, when the Dodger returned: accompanied by a very sprightly young friend, whom Oliver had seen smoking on the previous night, and who was now formally introduced to him as Charley Bates.
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19  Oliver had not been within the walls of the workhouse a quarter of an hour, and had scarcely completed the demolition of a second slice of bread, when Mr. Bumble, who had handed him over to the care of an old woman, returned; and, telling him it was a board night, informed him that the board had said he was to appear before it forthwith.
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20  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.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII