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prelude
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Oliver Twist
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  • With this view he gave a kick at the outside, by way of prelude; and, then, applying his mouth to the keyhole, said, in a deep and impressive tone: ’Oliver!’
  • As Fagin stepped softly in, the professional gentleman, running over the keys by way of prelude, occasioned a general cry of order for a song; which having subsided, a young lady proceeded to entertain the company with a ballad in four verses, between each of which the accompanyist played the melody all through, as loud as he could.

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  • The move is seen as a prelude to a declaration of war.
  • a prelude to dictatorship

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