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Oliver Twist
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  • ’Juries,’ said Mr. Bumble, grasping his cane tightly, as was his wont when working into a passion: ’juries is ineddicated, vulgar, grovelling wretches.’
  • He twined his hands in his hair; and, with a loud scream, rolled grovelling upon the floor: his eyes fixed, and the foam covering his lips.

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  • She wasn’t content just to win. She wanted to see me grovel.
  • Hoping for mercy, she dropped to the floor and groveled.

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