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1  All his relations let him have his own way pretty well.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  A deal, said the old lady, laughing very heartily at her own acuteness.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  The old lady smilingly returned his salutation, and, closing the door, went back to her own room.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  Oliver wondered, in his own mind, whether it had taken a very long time to get Mr. Sowerberry used to it.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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5  He had taken up a book from the stall, and there he stood, reading away, as hard as if he were in his elbow-chair, in his own study.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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6  The boy who addressed this inquiry to the young wayfarer, was about his own age: but one of the queerest looking boys that Oliver had even seen.
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7  Then, catching hold of the bridle, he gave his jaw a sharp wrench, by way of gentle reminder that he was not his own master; and by these means turned him round.
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8  'Certainly, my boy; certainly,' said the gentleman in the white waistcoat: smiling benignly, and patting Noah's head, which was about three inches higher than his own.
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9  So, she appropriated the greater part of the weekly stipend to her own use, and consigned the rising parochial generation to even a shorter allowance than was originally provided for them.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  He had hardly achieved this very unusual gymnastic performance, when Mr. Bumble brought him, with his own hands, a basin of gruel, and the holiday allowance of two ounces and a quarter of bread.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  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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12  And so Oliver remained all that day, and for the greater part of many subsequent days, seeing nobody, between early morning and midnight, and left during the long hours to commune with his own thoughts.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  From this day, Oliver was seldom left alone; but was placed in almost constant communication with the two boys, who played the old game with the Jew every day: whether for their own improvement or Oliver's, Mr. Fagin best knew.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  Having prepared his mind, by solitude and gloom, to prefer any society to the companionship of his own sad thoughts in such a dreary place, he was now slowly instilling into his soul the poison which he hoped would blacken it, and change its hue for ever.
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15  Every member of the respectable coterie appeared plunged in his own reflections; not excepting the dog, who by a certain malicious licking of his lips seemed to be meditating an attack upon the legs of the first gentleman or lady he might encounter in the streets when he went out.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  But, as neither of these criminals answered to the name of Oliver, or knew anything about him, Nancy made straight up to the bluff officer in the striped waistcoat; and with the most piteous wailings and lamentations, rendered more piteous by a prompt and efficient use of the street-door key and the little basket, demanded her own dear brother.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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17  Thus, to do a great right, you may do a little wrong; and you may take any means which the end to be attained, will justify; the amount of the right, or the amount of the wrong, or indeed the distinction between the two, being left entirely to the philosopher concerned, to be settled and determined by his clear, comprehensive, and impartial view of his own particular case.
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