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Oliver Twist
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  • He took little heed of this at first; but the boy remained in the same attitude of close observation so long, that Oliver raised his head, and returned his steady look.
  • ’The boy grew so like his mother,’ said the woman, rambling on, and not heeding the question, ’that I could never forget it when I saw his face.
  • ’Take heed, Oliver! take heed!’ said the old man, shaking his right hand before him in a warning manner.
  • ’Take heed, Oliver! take heed!’ said the old man, shaking his right hand before him in a warning manner.
  • Apparently satisfied with his inspection, he coughed twice or thrice, and made as many efforts to open a conversation; but the girl heeded him no more than if he had been made of stone.
  • A paper fly-cage dangled from the ceiling, to which he occasionally raised his eyes in gloomy thought; and, as the heedless insects hovered round the gaudy net-work, Mr. Bumble would heave a deep sigh, while a more gloomy shadow overspread his countenance.
  • ’Do not heed my friend, Miss Maylie,’ said Mr. Brownlow; ’he does not mean what he says.’
  • At times, she took no heed of what was passing before her, or no part in conversations where once, she would have been the loudest.
  • He sat without changing his attitude in the least, or appearing to take the smallest heed of time, until his quick ear seemed to be attracted by a footstep in the street.
  • They offered no interference, and the boy and man rolled on the ground together; the former, heedless of the blows that showered upon him, wrenching his hands tighter and tighter in the garments about the murderer’s breast, and never ceasing to call for help with all his might.
  • She didn’t quite rely, however, on their discontent and poverty for the child’s unhappiness, but told the history of the sister’s shame, with such alterations as suited her; bade them take good heed of the child, for she came of bad blood; and told them she was illegitimate, and sure to go wrong at one time or other.
  • Thus, they had toiled along the dusty road, taking little heed of any object within sight, save when they stepped aside to allow a wider passage for the mail-coaches which were whirling out of town, until they passed through Highgate archway; when the foremost traveller stopped and called impatiently to his companion, ’Come on, can’t yer?

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  • Heed the advice of the old women.
  • She did not heed his warning.

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