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Oliver Twist
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  • ’Not a large sum for a paltry secret, that may be nothing when it’s told!’ cried Monks impatiently; ’and which has been lying dead for twelve years past or more!’

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  • I lick my lips, already thirsty, and hunch beneath the paltry shade of the Jack tree to consider my predicament.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • There was no way an eighty-six-year-old man could have stopped them from getting away with their paltry loot.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy

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