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1  They had cleared the town, as the church-bell struck two.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
2  Early on the seventh morning after he had left his native place, Oliver limped slowly into the little town of Barnet.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
3  Toby acquiesced; and they hurried through the main street of the little town, which at that late hour was wholly deserted.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
4  In proof of his really being the person he represented himself, Mr. Bumble laid upon the table the papers he had brought to town.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  At length they came back into the town; and, turning into an old public-house with a defaced sign-board, ordered some dinner by the kitchen fire.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
6  Though he was nearly five miles away from the town, he ran, and hid behind the hedges, by turns, till noon: fearing that he might be pursued and overtaken.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
7  There appeared to be nobody stirring in that quarter of the town; the windows of the houses were all closely shut; and the streets through which they passed, were noiseless and empty.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
8  Finally, the officers, without troubling themselves very much about Oliver, left the Chertsey constable in the house, and took up their rest for that night in the town; promising to return the next morning.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
9  The room in which Mr. Sikes propounded this question, was not one of those he had tenanted, previous to the Chertsey expedition, although it was in the same quarter of the town, and was situated at no great distance from his former lodgings.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
10  They turned into no house at Shepperton, as the weary boy had expected; but still kept walking on, in mud and darkness, through gloomy lanes and over cold open wastes, until they came within sight of the lights of a town at no great distance.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  They walked on, for some time, through the most crowded and densely inhabited part of the town; and then, striking down a narrow street more dirty and miserable than any they had yet passed through, paused to look for the house which was the object of their search.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
12  They turned round to the left, a short way past the public-house; and then, taking a right-hand road, walked on for a long time: passing many large gardens and gentlemen's houses on both sides of the way, and stopping for nothing but a little beer, until they reached a town.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  The oldest inhabitants recollected no period at which measles had been so prevalent, or so fatal to infant existence; and many were the mournful processions which little Oliver headed, in a hat-band reaching down to his knees, to the indescribable admiration and emotion of all the mothers in the town.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  At length, all was ready; and the little parcel having been handed up, with many injunctions and entreaties for its speedy delivery, the man set spurs to his horse, and rattling over the uneven paving of the market-place, was out of the town, and galloping along the turnpike-road, in a couple of minutes.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
15  If so, let it be considered a delicate intimation on the part of the historian that he is going back to the town in which Oliver Twist was born; the reader taking it for granted that there are good and substantial reasons for making the journey, or he would not be invited to proceed upon such an expedition.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  Then, came straggling groups of labourers going to their work; then, men and women with fish-baskets on their heads; donkey-carts laden with vegetables; chaise-carts filled with live-stock or whole carcasses of meat; milk-women with pails; an unbroken concourse of people, trudging out with various supplies to the eastern suburbs of the town.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
17  Then, the hostler was told to give the horse his head; and, his head being given him, he made a very unpleasant use of it: tossing it into the air with great disdain, and running into the parlour windows over the way; after performing those feats, and supporting himself for a short time on his hind-legs, he started off at great speed, and rattled out of the town right gallantly.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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