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1  This here boy, sir, wot the parish wants to 'prentis,' said Mr. Gamfield.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  So saying, he smiled, approvingly: to calm the rising wrath of the indignant parish officer.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  I see no saving in parish children, not I; for they always cost more to keep, than they're worth.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
4  The hungry and destitute situation of the infant orphan was duly reported by the workhouse authorities to the parish authorities.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  There was another old woman watching by the bed; the parish apothecary's apprentice was standing by the fire, making a toothpick out of a quill.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  The scanty parish dress, the livery of his misery, hung loosely on his feeble body; and his young limbs had wasted away, like those of an old man.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
7  Oliver was ordered into instant confinement; and a bill was next morning pasted on the outside of the gate, offering a reward of five pounds to anybody who would take Oliver Twist off the hands of the parish.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
8  With the slice of bread in his hand, and the little brown-cloth parish cap on his head, Oliver was then led away by Mr. Bumble from the wretched home where one kind word or look had never lighted the gloom of his infant years.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
9  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.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
10  As Mr. Sowerberry said this, with the becoming indignation of an ill-used man; and as Mr. Bumble felt that it rather tended to convey a reflection on the honour of the parish; the latter gentleman thought it advisable to change the subject.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
11  The parish authorities inquired with dignity of the workhouse authorities, whether there was no female then domiciled in 'the house' who was in a situation to impart to Oliver Twist, the consolation and nourishment of which he stood in need.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II