- The girl's father had the truth from her with every aggravation that her violent hate—I love her for it now—could add.Chapter 51 — Affording an Explanation of More Mysteries than One.... (42% in)
- One day, Oliver and Noah had descended into the kitchen at the usual dinner-hour, to banquet upon a small joint of mutton—a pound and a half of the worst end of the neck—when Charlotte being called out of the way, there ensued a brief interval of time, which Noah Claypole, being hungry and vicious, considered he could not possibly devote to a worthier purpose than aggravating and tantalising young Oliver Twist.Chapter 6 — Oliver, Being Goaded by the Taunts of Noah, Rouses into Action.... (35% in)
- There was a faint glimmering of the coming day in the sky; but it rather aggravated than relieved the gloom of the scene: the sombre light only serving to pale that which the street lamps afforded, without shedding any warmer or brighter tints upon the wet house-tops, and dreary streets.Chapter 21 — The Expedition (3% in)
- The sickly rays of the suspended lantern falling directly upon them, aggravated the paleness and anxiety of their countenances: which, encircled by the deepest gloom and darkness, looked ghastly in the extreme.Chapter 38 — Containing an Account of What Passed Between Mr. and Mrs.... (60% in)
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