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1  The relief was inseparable from the workhouse and the gruel; and that frightened people.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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2  Bumble shook his head, as he replied, 'Obstinate people, Mr. Sowerberry; very obstinate.'
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  Which is still a marvel to more experienced people than Oliver Twist, every day of their lives.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  I don't mean a regular mute to attend grown-up people, my dear, but only for children's practice.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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5  By degrees, the shutters were opened; the window-blinds were drawn up; and people began passing to and fro.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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6  But the magistrate was half blind and half childish, so he couldn't reasonably be expected to discern what other people did.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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7  Oliver complied; marvelling where the people could be found to read such a great number of books as seemed to be written to make the world wiser.
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8  It would have been very like a Christian, and a marvellously good Christian too, if Oliver had prayed for the people who fed and took care of him.
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9  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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10  They walked on, by little-frequented and dirty ways, for a full half-hour: meeting very few people, and those appearing from their looks to hold much the same position in society as Mr. Sikes himself.
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11  Oliver, being left to himself in the undertaker's shop, set the lamp down on a workman's bench, and gazed timidly about him with a feeling of awe and dread, which many people a good deal older than he will be at no loss to understand.
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12  Noah stopped to make no reply, but started off at his fullest speed; and very much it astonished the people who were out walking, to see a charity-boy tearing through the streets pell-mell, with no cap on his head, and a clasp-knife at his eye.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  Now, although it was very natural that the board, of all people in the world, should feel in a great state of virtuous astonishment and horror at the smallest tokens of want of feeling on the part of anybody, they were rather out, in this particular instance.
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14  Though I must say,' continued the undertaker, resuming the current of observations which the beadle had interrupted: 'though I must say, Mr. Bumble, that I have to contend against one very great disadvantage: which is, that all the stout people go off the quickest.
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15  The houses on either side were high and large, but very old, and tenanted by people of the poorest class: as their neglected appearance would have sufficiently denoted, without the concurrent testimony afforded by the squalid looks of the few men and women who, with folded arms and bodies half doubled, occasionally skulked along.
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16  But Oliver's thoughts, like those of most other people, although they were extremely ready and active to point out his difficulties, were wholly at a loss to suggest any feasible mode of surmounting them; so, after a good deal of thinking to no particular purpose, he changed his little bundle over to the other shoulder, and trudged on.
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17  As Oliver accompanied his master in most of his adult expeditions too, in order that he might acquire that equanimity of demeanour and full command of nerve which was essential to a finished undertaker, he had many opportunities of observing the beautiful resignation and fortitude with which some strong-minded people bear their trials and losses.
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