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Oliver Twist
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  • The lady faints away at the doors of charitable publicans, and the gentleman being accommodated with three-penny worth of brandy to restore her, lays an information next day, and pockets half the penalty.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • One, which advanced with a swift and rapid step, was that of a woman who looked eagerly about her as though in quest of some expected object; the other figure was that of a man, who slunk along in the deepest shadow he could find, and, at some distance, accommodated his pace to hers: stopping when she stopped: and as she moved again, creeping stealthily on: but never allowing himself, in the ardour of his pursuit, to gain upon her footsteps.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You're a-going to accommodate us, and wot's to prevent my standing treat for a pint or so, in return?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …of strength, and an utter inability to control our thoughts or power of motion, can be called sleep, this is it; and yet, we have a consciousness of all that is going on about us, and, if we dream at such a time, words which are really spoken, or sounds which really exist at the moment, accommodate themselves with surprising readiness to our visions, until reality and imagination become so strangely blended that it is afterwards almost matter of impossibility to separate the two.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • They had to accommodate various interests to get a majority.

  • Can you accommodate me with a rental car?

  • they reached an accommodation with Japan

  • The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories

  • "I think they`d be quite happy to accommodate you," Mr. Tall said dryly.
    Darren Shan  --  A Vampire`s Assistant

  • He is cold, but he moves his arm to accommodate me, like he`s half hold` ing me.
    David Almond  --  Clay

  • You`re too accommodating, dear.
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman
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