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1  Bill had him on his back, and scudded like the wind.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
2  The wind blew it to, or it shut of its own accord: one or the other.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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3  He could hear its garments rustling in the leaves, and every breath of wind came laden with that last low cry.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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4  There was a dull sound of falling water not far off; and the leaves of the old tree stirred gently in the night wind.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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5  Before the door, were three tall poplar trees, which made it very dark within; and the wind moaned through them with a dismal wail.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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6  No evil wind at all, my dear, for evil winds blow nobody any good; and I've brought something good with me, that you'll be glad to see.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
7  He felt frightened at first, for the wind moaned dismally over the empty fields: and he was cold and hungry, and more alone than he had ever felt before.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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8  The grass was wet; the pathways, and low places, were all mire and water; the damp breath of an unwholesome wind went languidly by, with a hollow moaning.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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9  Not being prepared, however, it alarmed him the more; so away he went like the wind, with the old gentleman and the two boys roaring and shouting behind him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  I have no thought, no view, no hope in life, beyond her; and if you oppose me in this great stake, you take my peace and happiness in your hands, and cast them to the wind.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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11  'I tell you wot it is,' said Sikes; 'if you haven't caught the fever, and got it comin' on, now, there's something more than usual in the wind, and something dangerous too.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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12  The sharp wind that scoured the streets, seemed to have cleared them of passengers, as of dust and mud, for few people were abroad, and they were to all appearance hastening fast home.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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13  One beautiful night, when they had taken a longer walk than was customary with them: for the day had been unusually warm, and there was a brilliant moon, and a light wind had sprung up, which was unusually refreshing.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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14  The stars seemed, to the boy's eyes, farther from the earth than he had ever seen them before; there was no wind; and the sombre shadows thrown by the trees upon the ground, looked sepulchral and death-like, from being so still.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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15  The Jew shook his head, and was about to reply, when the stranger, interrupting him, motioned to the house, before which they had by this time arrived: remarking, that he had better say what he had got to say, under cover: for his blood was chilled with standing about so long, and the wind blew through him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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16  The snow lay on the ground, frozen into a hard thick crust, so that only the heaps that had drifted into byways and corners were affected by the sharp wind that howled abroad: which, as if expending increased fury on such prey as it found, caught it savagely up in clouds, and, whirling it into a thousand misty eddies, scattered it in air.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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17  The dove then turned up his coat-collar, and put on his cocked hat; and, having exchanged a long and affectionate embrace with his future partner, once again braved the cold wind of the night: merely pausing, for a few minutes, in the male paupers' ward, to abuse them a little, with the view of satisfying himself that he could fill the office of workhouse-master with needful acerbity.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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