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Oliver Twist
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  • But in no one faceŚnot even among the women, of whom there were many thereŚcould he read the faintest sympathy with himself, or any feeling but one of all-absorbing interest that he should be condemned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The condemned criminal was seated on his bed, rocking himself from side to side, with a countenance more like that of a snared beast than the face of a man.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Here, he was searched, that he might not have about him the means of anticipating the law; this ceremony performed, they led him to one of the condemned cells, and left him thereŚalone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The actors in the mimic life of the theatre, are blind to violent transitions and abrupt impulses of passion or feeling, which, presented before the eyes of mere spectators, are at once condemned as outrageous and preposterous.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The momentous interview was no sooner concluded, and Oliver composed to rest again, than the doctor, after wiping his eyes, and condemning them for being weak all at once, betook himself downstairs to open upon Mr. Giles.  (not reviewed by editor)

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