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Oliver Twist
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  • A deal,' said the old lady, laughing very heartily at her own acuteness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'Pay attention to the reply, constable, will you?' said the doctor, shaking his forefinger with great solemnity of manner, and tapping the bridge of his nose with it, to bespeak the exercise of that worthy's utmost acuteness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • the suspense, the fearful, acute suspense, of standing idly by while the life of one we dearly love, is trembling in the balance!  (not reviewed by editor)

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