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Oliver Twist
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  • Mr. Brownlow paced the room to and fro for some minutes; evidently so much disturbed by the beadle’s tale, that even Mr. Grimwig forbore to vex him further.
  • ’And—and—good?’ asked Fagin, hesitating as though he feared to vex the other man by being too sanguine.
  • The Jew seemed much vexed by Oliver’s not expressing any greater curiosity on the subject; but the truth is, that, although Oliver felt very anxious, he was too much confused by the earnest cunning of Fagin’s looks, and his own speculations, to make any further inquiries just then.

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  • It is a vexing problem.
  • the chronic diseases which vex mankind

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