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elude
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Oliver Twist
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elude
Used in
Oliver Twist
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  • Vile as those schemes were, desperate as were their originators, and bitter as were her feelings towards Fagin, who had led her, step by step, deeper and deeper down into an abyss of crime and misery, whence was no escape; still, there were times when, even towards him, she felt some relenting, lest her disclosure should bring him within the iron grasp he had so long eluded, and he should fall at lastórichly as he merited such a fateóby her hand.  (not reviewed by editor)

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