Oliver Twist

The miserable little being was usually summoned into another world, and there gathered to the fathers it had never known in this.

Charles Dickens Oliver Twist Quotations (Chapter 2). The miserable little being was usually summoned into another world, and there gathered to the fathers it had never known in this.

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It cannot be expected that this system of farming would produce any very extraordinary or luxuriant crop.

Charles Dickens Oliver Twist Quotations (Chapter 2). It cannot be expected that this system of farming would produce any very extraordinary or luxuriant crop.

The great principle of out-of-door relief is, to give the paupers exactly what they don’t want; and then they get tired of coming.

The great principle of out-of-door relief is, to give the paupers exactly what they don’t want; and then they get tired of coming.

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Although Oliver had been brought up by philosophers, he was not theoretically acquainted with the beautiful axiom that self-preservation is the first law of nature.

Although Oliver had been brought up by philosophers, he was not theoretically acquainted with the beautiful axiom that self-preservation is the first law of nature.

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There is something about a roused woman: especially if she add to all her other strong passions, the fierce impulses of recklessness and despair; which few men like to provoke.

There is something about a roused woman: especially if she add to all her other strong passions, the fierce impulses of recklessness and despair; which few men like to provoke.

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Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine.

Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine.

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What a fine thing capital punishment is! Dead men never repent; dead men never bring awkward stories to light.

What a fine thing capital punishment is! Dead men never repent; dead men never bring awkward stories to light.

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Nancy, apparently fearful of irritating the housebreaker, sat with her eyes fixed upon the fire, as if she had been deaf to all that passed.

Nancy, apparently fearful of irritating the housebreaker, sat with her eyes fixed upon the fire, as if she had been deaf to all that passed.

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The Jew inflicted a smart blow on Oliver’s shoulders with the club; and was raising it for a second, when the girl, rushing forward, wrested it from his hand.

The Jew inflicted a smart blow on Oliver’s shoulders with the club; and was raising it for a second, when the girl, rushing forward, wrested it from his hand.

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The child had contrived to exist upon the smallest possible portion of the weakest possible food.

Charles Dickens Oliver Twist Quotations (Chapter 2). The child had contrived to exist upon the smallest possible portion of the weakest possible food.