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premises
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Oliver Twist
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premises
Used in
Oliver Twist
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  • We had better inspect the premises first, and examine the servants afterwards.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With these words, the beadle strode, with a lofty and gloomy air, from the undertaker's premises.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Taking the bread under his arm, the young gentlman turned into a small public-house, and led the way to a tap-room in the rear of the premises.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • She was injured on the premises of the defendant.

  • "Then," I said, "you have been making a miscalculation, and the letter is not upon the premises, as you suppose."
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Purloined Letter

  • He refuses to do any copying; he refuses to do any thing; he says he prefers not to; and he refuses to quit the premises.
    Herman Melville  --  Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street

  • They would like permission to search the premises, which means we have to vote.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
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