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1  He had scarcely swallowed the last spoonful, when there came a soft rap at the door.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  When the coach turned into it, his heart beat so violently, that he could scarcely draw his breath.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
3  He eyed Bumble askance, as he entered, but scarcely deigned to nod his head in acknowledgment of his salutation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  Here is another letter,' said Mrs. Maylie, pausing to reflect; 'but whether to send it now, or wait until I see how Rose goes on, I scarcely know.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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5  Nancy, scarcely looking at the boy, threw him a handkerchief to tie round his throat; Sikes gave him a large rough cape to button over his shoulders.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
6  Although Mr. Crackit spoke in a scarcely audible whisper, and laughed without noise, Sikes imperiously commanded him to be silent, and to get to work.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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7  He was so weak, that he could scarcely raise himself into a sitting posture; when he had done so, he looked feebly round for help, and groaned with pain.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
8  It grew so dark, that the figures on the dial-plate were scarcely discernible; but there the two old gentlemen continued to sit, in silence, with the watch between them.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  Mr. Bumble, who was ashamed or afraid to lag behind, followed: obviously very ill at ease and with scarcely any of that remarkable dignity which was usually his chief characteristic.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
10  And, as if glad to be relieved of it, she hastily threw upon the table a small kid bag scarcely large enough for a French watch, which Monks pouncing upon, tore open with trembling hands.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
11  After walking about a quarter of a mile, they stopped before a detached house surrounded by a wall: to the top of which, Toby Crackit, scarcely pausing to take breath, climbed in a twinkling.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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12  All was so quick and hurried, that he had scarcely time to recollect where he was, or how he came there, when the carriage stopped at the house to which the Jew's steps had been directed on the previous evening.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  The ceiling was blackened, to prevent its colour from being injured by the flaring of the lamps; and the place was so full of dense tobacco smoke, that at first it was scarcely possible to discern anything more.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  He had scarcely washed himself, and made everything tidy, by emptying the basin out of the window, agreeably to the Jew's directions, when the Dodger returned: accompanied by a very sprightly young friend, whom Oliver had seen smoking on the previous night, and who was now formally introduced to him as Charley Bates.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  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
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16  Oliver had not been within the walls of the workhouse a quarter of an hour, and had scarcely completed the demolition of a second slice of bread, when Mr. Bumble, who had handed him over to the care of an old woman, returned; and, telling him it was a board night, informed him that the board had said he was to appear before it forthwith.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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17  The very intelligence that shone in her deep blue eye, and was stamped upon her noble head, seemed scarcely of her age, or of the world; and yet the changing expression of sweetness and good humour, the thousand lights that played about the face, and left no shadow there; above all, the smile, the cheerful, happy smile, were made for Home, and fireside peace and happiness.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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