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1  This was rather too violent exercise to last long.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  At length he stopped, and rang the bell violently.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
3  There were twenty score of violent deaths in one long minute of that agony of fear.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
4  As Mrs. Sowerberry said this, she gave an hysterical laugh, which threatened violent consequences.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
5  I mean,' said Fagin, showing that he felt all disguise was now useless, 'not too violent for safety.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
6  'You'll drive me on the something desperate,' muttered the girl placing both hands upon her breast, as though to keep down by force some violent outbreak.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
7  Suddenly she arose; and hurrying on, in a direction quite opposite to that in which Sikes was awaiting her returned, quickened her pace, until it gradually resolved into a violent run.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
8  The violent agitation of the girl, and the apprehension of some discovery which would subject her to ill-usage and violence, seemed to determine the gentleman to leave her, as she requested.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
9  Having him set, here, by the fire-side, the good old lady sat herself down too; and, being in a state of considerable delight at seeing him so much better, forthwith began to cry most violently.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
10  Oliver's colour rose as he said this; he breathed quickly; and there was a curious working of the mouth and nostrils, which Mr. Claypole thought must be the immediate precursor of a violent fit of crying.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
11  This was, that the Dodger, and Charley Bates, and Fagin, and Mr. William Sikes, happened, one and all, to entertain a violent and deeply-rooted antipathy to going near a police-office on any ground or pretext whatever.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
12  The actors in the mimic life of the theatre, are blind to violent transitions and abrupt impulses of passion or feeling, which, presented before the eyes of mere spectators, are at once condemned as outrageous and preposterous.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
13  Frightened by the menacing gestures of the two men, Oliver hastily swallowed the contents of the glass, and immediately fell into a violent fit of coughing: which delighted Toby Crackit and Barney, and even drew a smile from the surly Mr. Sikes.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
14  Pouring out these cries, and accompanying them with violent gesticulation, the boy actually threw himself, single-handed, upon the strong man, and in the intensity of his energy and the suddenness of his surprise, brought him heavily to the ground.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
15  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
16  The girl stamped her foot violently on the floor as she vented this threat; and with her lips compressed, and her hands clenched, looked alternately at the Jew and the other robber: her face quite colourless from the passion of rage into which she had gradually worked herself.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
17  The mother,' said the woman, making a more violent effort than before; 'the mother, when the pains of death first came upon her, whispered in my ear that if her baby was born alive, and thrived, the day might come when it would not feel so much disgraced to hear its poor young mother named.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
18  Not knowing, very well, what to do, in this uncommon emergency; for Miss Nancy's hysterics were usually of that violent kind which the patient fights and struggles out of, without much assistance; Mr. Sikes tried a little blasphemy: and finding that mode of treatment wholly ineffectual, called for assistance.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
19  It might be that her tears relieved her, or that she felt the full hopelessness of her condition; but she turned back; and hurrying with nearly as great rapidity in the contrary direction; partly to recover lost time, and partly to keep pace with the violent current of her own thoughts: soon reached the dwelling where she had left the housebreaker.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
20  She had taken up the same pen, and laid it down again fifty times, and had considered and reconsidered the first line of her letter without writing the first word, when Oliver, who had been walking in the streets, with Mr. Giles for a body-guard, entered the room in such breathless haste and violent agitation, as seemed to betoken some new cause of alarm.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI