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culprit
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Oliver Twist
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  • ůmagnanimously and humanely resolved, that Oliver should be ’farmed,’ or, in other words, that he should be dispatched to a branch-workhouse some three miles off, where twenty or thirty other juvenile offenders against the poor-laws, rolled about the floor all day, without the inconvenience of too much food or too much clothing, under the parental superintendence of an elderly female, who received the culprits at and for the consideration of sevenpence-halfpenny per small head per week.

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  • We will find and punish the culprit.
  • Who are the culprits?
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

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