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1  Here the position of affairs had not at all improved.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
2  In this favourable position of affairs, Noah rose from the ground, and pommelled him behind.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  As Mr. Brownlow paused, he changed his position with the air of one who has experienced a sudden relief, and wiped his hot face and hands.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  The terrible events of the last two days had made a deep impression on all three, increased by the danger and uncertainty of their own position.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
5  Mr. Claypole, without making any further change in his position than suffering his legs to reach the ground, gazed at the beadle in drunken terror.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  She pushed the candle impatiently away; and once or twice as she feverishly changed her position, shuffled her feet upon the ground; but this was all.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
7  The flame threw a ghastly light on their shrivelled faces, and made their ugliness appear terrible, as, in this position, they began to converse in a low voice.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
8  There were not wanting other appearances, and those closely connected with his own person, which announced that a great change had taken place in the position of his affairs.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
9  In an instant, the lad entered the room adjoining, and, under pretence of snuffing the candle, moved it in the required position, and, speaking to the girl, caused her to raise her face.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
10  That same evening, the gentleman in the white waistcoat most positively and decidedly affirmed, not only that Oliver would be hung, but that he would be drawn and quartered into the bargain.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER III
11  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.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
12  By the expiration of that time, Mr. Bumble had illustrated the position by removing his left arm from the back of Mrs. Corney's chair, where it had previously rested, to Mrs. Corney's apron-string, round which it gradually became entwined.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
13  Not that it was Mr. Giles's habit to admit to too great familiarity the humbler servants: towards whom it was rather his wont to deport himself with a lofty affability, which, while it gratified, could not fail to remind them of his superior position in society.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
14  He shifted his position restlessly; and, after dozing again, and again, for two or three minutes, and as often springing up with a look of terror, and gazing vacantly about him, was suddenly stricken, as it were, while in the very attitude of rising, into a deep and heavy sleep.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  It was not until the night of this last awful day, that a withering sense of his helpless, desperate state came in its full intensity upon his blighted soul; not that he had ever held any defined or positive hope of mercy, but that he had never been able to consider more than the dim probability of dying so soon.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  When she had thoroughly explained the localities of the place, the best position from which to watch it without exciting observation, and the night and hour on which Monks was most in the habit of frequenting it, she seemed to consider for a few moments, for the purpose of recalling his features and appearances more forcibly to her recollection.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
17  Oliver did see it in his mind's eye as distinctly as if he had not altered his position; but he thought it better not to worry the kind old lady; so he smiled gently when she looked at him; and Mrs. Bedwin, satisfied that he felt more comfortable, salted and broke bits of toasted bread into the broth, with all the bustle befitting so solemn a preparation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
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