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1  I thought you didn't want to hear, my dear.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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2  'Well, he is just the size I want,' said Mr. Sikes, ruminating.
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3  'But come,' said the young gentleman; 'you want grub, and you shall have it.'
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4  And will do everything you want, Bill, my dear,' interposed the Jew; 'he can't help himself.
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5  'You don't want any beer,' said Nancy, folding her arms, and retaining her seat very composedly.
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6  Hunger and recent ill-usage are great assistants if you want to cry; and Oliver cried very naturally indeed.
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7  He mayn't be so much up, as any of the others; but that's not what you want, if he's only to open a door for you.
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8  Never mind how he came there; it's quite enough for my power over him that he was in a robbery; that's all I want.
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9  There's your tea; take it away to that box, and drink it there, and make haste, for they'll want you to mind the shop.
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10  Oliver coloured, involuntarily, to find that the old thief had been reading his thoughts; but boldly said, Yes, he did want to know.
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11  Your must say it all over again, if it's anything you want me to do,' rejoined Nancy; 'and if it is, you had better wait till to-morrow.
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12  At this, the charity-boy looked monstrous fierce; and said that Oliver would want one before long, if he cut jokes with his superiors in that way.
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13  Toby made a show of returning; but ventured, in a low voice, broken for want of breath, to intimate considerable reluctance as he came slowly along.
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14  But, making Oliver cry, Noah attempted to be more facetious still; and in his attempt, did what many sometimes do to this day, when they want to be funny.
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15  Now,' said Mr. Brownlow, speaking if possible in a kinder, but at the same time in a much more serious manner, than Oliver had ever known him assume yet, 'I want you to pay great attention, my boy, to what I am going to say.
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16  Now, although it was very natural that the board, of all people in the world, should feel in a great state of virtuous astonishment and horror at the smallest tokens of want of feeling on the part of anybody, they were rather out, in this particular instance.
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17  But even if he has been wicked,' pursued Rose, 'think how young he is; think that he may never have known a mother's love, or the comfort of a home; that ill-usage and blows, or the want of bread, may have driven him to herd with men who have forced him to guilt.
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