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1  It is a eye I never knew to fail with paupers.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
2  But the number of workhouse inmates got thin as well as the paupers; and the board were in ecstasies.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
3  And all the infant paupers might have chorussed the rejoinder with great propriety, if they had heard it.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  Mr. Bumble, seeing with excruciating feelings, the delight of the two old paupers, who were tittering together most rapturously, hesitated for an instant.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
5  He merely returned their salutations with a wave of his hand, and relaxed not in his dignified pace, until he reached the farm where Mrs. Mann tended the infant paupers with parochial care.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
6  The master, in his cook's uniform, stationed himself at the copper; his pauper assistants ranged themselves behind him; the gruel was served out; and a long grace was said over the short commons.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
7  He was degraded in their eyes; he had lost caste and station before the very paupers; he had fallen from all the height and pomp of beadleship, to the lowest depth of the most snubbed hen-peckery.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
8  Mr. and Mrs. Bumble, deprived of their situations, were gradually reduced to great indigence and misery, and finally became paupers in that very same workhouse in which they had once lorded it over others.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
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  Whether an exceedingly small expansion of eye be sufficient to quell paupers, who, being lightly fed, are in no very high condition; or whether the late Mrs. Corney was particularly proof against eagle glances; are matters of opinion.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
11  It was rather expensive at first, in consequence of the increase in the undertaker's bill, and the necessity of taking in the clothes of all the paupers, which fluttered loosely on their wasted, shrunken forms, after a week or two's gruel.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
12  And with this, the old lady applied herself to warming up, in a little saucepan, a basin full of broth: strong enough, Oliver thought, to furnish an ample dinner, when reduced to the regulation strength, for three hundred and fifty paupers, at the lowest computation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
13  Having rested here, for a minute or so, to collect a good burst of sobs and an imposing show of tears and terror, he knocked loudly at the wicket; and presented such a rueful face to the aged pauper who opened it, that even he, who saw nothing but rueful faces about him at the best of times, started back in astonishment.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
14  To the performance of this feat, however, there was one obstacle: namely, that pocket-handkerchiefs being decided articles of luxury, had been, for all future times and ages, removed from the noses of paupers by the express order of the board, in council assembled: solemnly given and pronounced under their hands and seals.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
15  He experienced no other crosses on the way, than those which originated in the perverse behaviour of the two paupers, who persisted in shivering, and complaining of the cold, in a manner which, Mr. Bumble declared, caused his teeth to chatter in his head, and made him feel quite uncomfortable; although he had a great-coat on.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
16  As Mr. Bumble spoke, he made a melancholy feint of grasping his lantern with fierce determination; and plainly showed, by the alarmed expression of every feature, that he did want a little rousing, and not a little, prior to making any very warlike demonstration: unless, indeed, against paupers, or other person or persons trained down for the purpose.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
17  The dove then turned up his coat-collar, and put on his cocked hat; and, having exchanged a long and affectionate embrace with his future partner, once again braved the cold wind of the night: merely pausing, for a few minutes, in the male paupers' ward, to abuse them a little, with the view of satisfying himself that he could fill the office of workhouse-master with needful acerbity.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
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