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1  Another beadle had come into power.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
2  If I could help you, I would; but I have not the power.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
3  Mr. Bumble had a great idea of his oratorical powers and his importance.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  Never mind how he came there; it's quite enough for my power over him that he was in a robbery; that's all I want.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
5  All the honours to which great talents and powerful connections can help men in public life, are in store for you.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
6  They must have powerful motives for a secret residence, or be reduced to a destitute condition indeed, who seek a refuge in Jacob's Island.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
7  Fagin raised his right hand, and shook his trembling forefinger in the air; but his passion was so great, that the power of speech was for the moment gone.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
8  Oliver could see that he had some power over the girl's better feelings, and, for an instant, thought of appealing to her compassion for his helpless state.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
9  He was in the full bloom and pride of beadlehood; his cocked hat and coat were dazzling in the morning sun; he clutched his cane with the vigorous tenacity of health and power.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
10  He struggled with the power of desperation, for an instant; and then sent up cry upon cry that penetrated even those massive walls, and rang in their ears until they reached the open yard.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
11  Like washable beaver hats that improve with rain, his nerves were rendered stouter and more vigorous, by showers of tears, which, being tokens of weakness, and so far tacit admissions of his own power, pleased and exalted him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
12  At such time, a mortal knows just enough of what his mind is doing, to form some glimmering conception of its mighty powers, its bounding from earth and spurning time and space, when freed from the restraint of its corporeal associate.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
13  Mr. Fagin saw, with delight, that this tribute to his powers was no mere compliment, but that he had really impressed his recruit with a sense of his wily genius, which it was most important that he should entertain in the outset of their acquaintance.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
14  They had not talked much upon the way; for Oliver was in a flutter of agitation and uncertainty which deprived him of the power of collecting his thoughts, and almost of speech, and appeared to have scarcely less effect on his companions, who shared it, in at least an equal degree.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LI
15  I do not say that it is in our power to offer you peace of heart and mind, for that must come as you seek it; but a quiet asylum, either in England, or, if you fear to remain here, in some foreign country, it is not only within the compass of our ability but our most anxious wish to secure you.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
16  Dogs are not generally apt to revenge injuries inflicted upon them by their masters; but Mr. Sikes's dog, having faults of temper in common with his owner, and labouring, perhaps, at this moment, under a powerful sense of injury, made no more ado but at once fixed his teeth in one of the half-boots.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
17  He had scarcely the power of understanding anything that had passed, until, after a long ramble in the quiet evening air, a burst of tears came to his relief, and he seemed to awaken, all at once, to a full sense of the joyful change that had occurred, and the almost insupportable load of anguish which had been taken from his breast.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
18  It so happened, however: as it will happen very often, when men fall into company under such circumstances: that Mr. Bumble felt, every now and then, a powerful inducement, which he could not resist, to steal a look at the stranger: and that whenever he did so, he withdrew his eyes, in some confusion, to find that the stranger was at that moment stealing a look at him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
19  Although the presiding Genii in such an office as this, exercise a summary and arbitrary power over the liberties, the good name, the character, almost the lives, of Her Majesty's subjects, expecially of the poorer class; and although, within such walls, enough fantastic tricks are daily played to make the angels blind with weeping; they are closed to the public, save through the medium of the daily press.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI