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1  The child made a strong effort, but it was an unsuccessful one.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  I've seen a many people die; little babes and great strong men; and I know when death's a-coming, well enough.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  This was a very strong expression of approbation, an uncommonly hearty welcome, from a person of Mr. Sikes' temperament.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
4  To which Mr. Sikes replied, he was joking; as, if he had been sober, there would have been strong reason to suppose he was.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
5  Oliver knew not the cause of this sudden exclamation; for, not being strong enough to bear the start it gave him, he fainted away.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  The prudence of this line of action, indeed, was obvious; but, unfortunately, there was one very strong objection to its being adopted.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
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  He was no sooner strong enough to put his clothes on, properly, than Mr. Brownlow caused a complete new suit, and a new cap, and a new pair of shoes, to be provided for him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
9  There is something about a roused woman: especially if she add to all her other strong passions, the fierce impulses of recklessness and despair; which few men like to provoke.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
10  When Oliver awoke in the morning, he was a good deal surprised to find that a new pair of shoes, with strong thick soles, had been placed at his bedside; and that his old shoes had been removed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
11  Mr. Chitling added, with strong marks of irritation, that the new way of fumigating clothes up yonder was infernal unconstitutional, for it burnt holes in them, and there was no remedy against the County.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
12  'He has just had a basin of beautiful strong broth, sir,' replied Mrs. Bedwin: drawing herself up slightly, and laying strong emphasis on the last word: to intimate that between slops, and broth will compounded, there existed no affinity or connection whatsoever.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  When Mr. Brownlow admitted that on no one point of inquiry could he yet return a satisfactory answer; and that he had postponed any investigation into Oliver's previous history until he thought the boy was strong enough to hear it; Mr. Grimwig chuckled maliciously.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  And with this, the old lady applied herself to warming up, in a little saucepan, a basin full of broth: strong enough, Oliver thought, to furnish an ample dinner, when reduced to the regulation strength, for three hundred and fifty paupers, at the lowest computation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  By the advice of Mr. Giles, they all talked very loud, to warn any evil-disposed person outside, that they were strong in numbers; and by a master-stoke of policy, originating in the brain of the same ingenious gentleman, the dogs' tails were well pinched, in the hall, to make them bark savagely.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
16  This was merely intended as a tribute to the animal's abilities, but it was an appropriate remark in another sense, if Master Bates had only known it; for there are a good many ladies and gentlemen, claiming to be out-and-out Christians, between whom, and Mr. Sikes' dog, there exist strong and singular points of resemblance.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
17  A more than ordinary redness in the region of the young gentleman's nose, and a kind of fixed wink in his right eye, denoted that he was in a slight degree intoxicated; these symptoms were confirmed by the intense relish with which he took his oysters, for which nothing but a strong appreciation of their cooling properties, in cases of internal fever, could have sufficiently accounted.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
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