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Oliver Twist
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  • The more he thought of the Jew's admonition, the more he was at a loss to divine its real purpose and meaning.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Towards this end, indeed, he had purposed to introduce, in this place, a dissertation touching the divine right of beadles, and elucidative of the position, that a beadle can do no wrong: which could not fail to have been both pleasurable and profitable to the right-minded reader but which he is unfortunately compelled, by want of time and space, to postpone to some more convenient and fitting opportunity; on the arrival of which, he will be prepared to show, that a beadle properly…  (not reviewed by editor)

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