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1  'I wasn't able to sleep any longer, sir,' replied Oliver, meekly.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  It was late next morning when Oliver awoke, from a sound, long sleep.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  Although Oliver had roused himself from sleep, he was not thoroughly awake.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  Immediately afterwards he felt himself gently lifted on to one of the sacks; and then he sunk into a deep sleep.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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5  They slept, or appeared to sleep, for some time; nobody stirring but Barney, who rose once or twice to throw coals on the fire.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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6  He learnt that she had fallen into a deep sleep, from which she would waken, either to recovery and life, or to bid them farewell, and die.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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7  Damme, I'm as flat as a juryman; and should have gone to sleep, as fast as Newgate, if I hadn't had the good natur to amuse this youngster.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  Gradually, he fell into that deep tranquil sleep which ease from recent suffering alone imparts; that calm and peaceful rest which it is pain to wake from.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  The boy stirred, and smiled in his sleep, as though these marks of pity and compassion had awakened some pleasant dream of a love and affection he had never known.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  Upon it, in lieu of the dogged, black-visaged ruffian they had expected to behold, there lay a mere child: worn with pain and exhaustion, and sunk into a deep sleep.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  There is a kind of sleep that steals upon us sometimes, which, while it holds the body prisoner, does not free the mind from a sense of things about it, and enable it to ramble at its pleasure.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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12  The Jew then, taking leave of his affectionate friend, returned homeward, attended by Nancy and the boys: Mr. Sikes, meanwhile, flinging himself on the bed, and composing himself to sleep away the time until the young lady's return.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  For the combination of both these blessings in the one simple process of picking oakum, Oliver bowed low by the direction of the beadle, and was then hurried away to a large ward; where, on a rough, hard bed, he sobbed himself to sleep.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  The speaker appeared to throw a boot-jack, or some such article, at the person he addressed, to rouse him from his slumbers: for the noise of a wooden body, falling violently, was heard; and then an indistinct muttering, as of a man between sleep and awake.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  That's acause they damped the straw afore they lit it in the chimbley to make 'em come down again,' said Gamfield; 'that's all smoke, and no blaze; vereas smoke ain't o' no use at all in making a boy come down, for it only sinds him to sleep, and that's wot he likes.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  But his heart was heavy, notwithstanding; and he wished, as he crept into his narrow bed, that that were his coffin, and that he could be lain in a calm and lasting sleep in the churchyard ground, with the tall grass waving gently above his head, and the sound of the old deep bell to soothe him in his sleep.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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17  At length, in a fit of professional enthusiasm, he insisted upon producing his box of housebreaking tools: which he had no sooner stumbled in with, and opened for the purpose of explaining the nature and properties of the various implements it contained, and the peculiar beauties of their construction, than he fell over the box upon the floor, and went to sleep where he fell.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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