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1  Directly I leave go of you, do your work.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
2  The means are ready, and shall be set to work.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
3  To such a home as I have raised for myself with the work of my whole life.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
4  He's been in good training these last few weeks, and it's time he began to work for his bread.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
5  If there's anything queer about him when we once get into the work; in for a penny, in for a pound.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
6  There had been no handkerchiefs to work upon, for two or three days, and the dinners had been rather meagre.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
7  The worm does not work more surely on the dead body, than does this slow creeping fire upon the living frame.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
8  Although Mr. Crackit spoke in a scarcely audible whisper, and laughed without noise, Sikes imperiously commanded him to be silent, and to get to work.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
9  At length, he began to languish for fresh air, and took many occasions of earnestly entreating the old gentleman to allow him to go out to work with his two companions.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  The pace at which they went, was such a very lazy, ill-looking saunter, that Oliver soon began to think his companions were going to deceive the old gentleman, by not going to work at all.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
11  Her body was bent by age; her limbs trembled with palsy; her face, distorted into a mumbling leer, resembled more the grotesque shaping of some wild pencil, than the work of Nature's hand.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
12  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
13  'I thought they were talking rather too much to be doing their work properly, my dear,' replied Mr. Bumble: glancing distractedly at a couple of old women at the wash-tub, who were comparing notes of admiration at the workhouse-master's humility.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
14  You've been scheming and plotting away, every hour that I have laid shivering and burning here; and Bill was to do this; and Bill was to do that; and Bill was to do it all, dirt cheap, as soon as he got well: and was quite poor enough for your work.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
15  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
16  Mr. Noah Claypole: receiving a free pardon from the Crown in consequence of being admitted approver against Fagin: and considering his profession not altogether as safe a one as he could wish: was, for some little time, at a loss for the means of a livelihood, not burdened with too much work.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
17  There are fourteen water-mills, six steam-engines, and a galvanic battery, always a-working upon it, and they can't make it fast enough, though the men work so hard that they die off, and the widows is pensioned directly, with twenty pound a-year for each of the children, and a premium of fifty for twins.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
18  It was a meanly furnished apartment, with nothing but the contents of the closet to induce the belief that its occupier was anything but a working man; and with no more suspicious articles displayed to view than two or three heavy bludgeons which stood in a corner, and a 'life-preserver' that hung over the chimney-piece.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
19  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
20  He and the two ladies had been very carefully made acquainted by Mr. Brownlow with the nature of the admissions which had been forced from Monks; and although they knew that the object of their present journey was to complete the work which had been so well begun, still the whole matter was enveloped in enough of doubt and mystery to leave them in endurance of the most intense suspense.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LI