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Oliver Twist
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  • ’I think, my dear son,’ returned Mrs. Maylie, laying her hand upon his shoulder, ’that youth has many generous impulses which do not last; and that among them are some, which, being gratified, become only the more fleeting.
  • There was no day; it was gone as soon as come—and night came on again; night so long, and yet so short; long in its dreadful silence, and short in its fleeting hours.

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  • Her moments of happiness were few and fleeting.
  • Youth is fleeting.

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