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1  But nature or inheritance had implanted a good sturdy spirit in Oliver's breast.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  Which was a capital way of raising his spirits, and putting him quite at his ease.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  The will,' said Mr. Brownlow, speaking for him, 'was in the same spirit as the letter.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  But his spirit was roused at last; the cruel insult to his dead mother had set his blood on fire.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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5  'Then I do,' said Sikes, more in the spirit of obstinacy than because he had any real objection to the girl going where she listed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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6  'Nobody better than you, I am persuaded,' answered Mrs. Bumble: who did not want for spirit, as her yoke-fellow could abundantly testify.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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7  The spirit of contradiction was strong in Mr. Grimwig's breast, at the moment; and it was rendered stronger by his friend's confident smile.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  Seated round the table were four or five boys, none older than the Dodger, smoking long clay pipes, and drinking spirits with the air of middle-aged men.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  You've raised a artificial soul and spirit in him, ma'am unbecoming a person of his condition: as the board, Mrs. Sowerberry, who are practical philosophers, will tell you.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  Toby continued to eat with the utmost outward indifference, until he could eat no more; then, ordering the Dodger out, he closed the door, mixed a glass of spirits and water, and composed himself for talking.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  The terrible descriptions were so real and vivid, that the sallow pages seemed to turn red with gore; and the words upon them, to be sounded in his ears, as if they were whispered, in hollow murmurs, by the spirits of the dead.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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12  Mr. Crackit stopped to take a draught of spirits and water, and to declare that the gin was excellent; then placing his feet against the low mantelpiece, so as to bring his boots to about the level of his eye, he quietly resumed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  Matters being thus amicably and satisfactorily arranged, the contract was solemnly ratified in another teacupful of the peppermint mixture; which was rendered the more necessary, by the flutter and agitation of the lady's spirits.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  Now, Mr. Bumble was a fat man, and a choleric; so, instead of responding to this open-hearted salutation in a kindred spirit, he gave the little wicket a tremendous shake, and then bestowed upon it a kick which could have emanated from no leg but a beadle's.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  Indeed, the worthy gentleman, stimulated perhaps by the immediate prospect of being on active service, was in great spirits and good humour; in proof whereof, it may be here remarked, that he humourously drank all the beer at a draught, and did not utter, on a rough calculation, more than four-score oaths during the whole progress of the meal.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  After swallowing two of three glasses of spirits, Mr. Sikes condescended to take some notice of the young gentlemen; which gracious act led to a conversation, in which the cause and manner of Oliver's capture were circumstantially detailed, with such alterations and improvements on the truth, as to the Dodger appeared most advisable under the circumstances.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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17  Near him were the singers: receiving, with professional indifference, the compliments of the company, and applying themselves, in turn, to a dozen proffered glasses of spirits and water, tendered by their more boisterous admirers; whose countenances, expressive of almost every vice in almost every grade, irresistibly attracted the attention, by their very repulsiveness.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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