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Oliver Twist
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  • To which Mr. Sikes replied, he was joking; as, if he had been sober, there would have been strong reason to suppose he was.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Giles, reminded of his unbecoming costume, snatched off and pocketed his nightcap; and substituted a hat, of grave and sober shape, which he took out of the chaise.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'Oh, I dare say about that, yer know,' observed Noah, backing towards the door, and shaking his head with a kind of sober alarm.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: Talk to me when your sober.
as in: a sobering thought
as in: I need to sober up.
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