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amiable
used in Oliver Twist

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friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • These were, the great advantages of the trade, the proficiency of the Dodger, the amiability of Charley Bates, and the liberality of the Jew himself.
    Chapter 18 — How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of.... (94% in)
  • It shows us what a beautiful thing human nature may be made to be; and how impartially the same amiable qualities are developed in the finest lord and the dirtiest charity-boy.
    Chapter 5 — Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral.... (31% in)
  • This, it occurred to Oliver, must be French for going out; for directly afterwards, the Dodger, and Charley, and the two young ladies, went away together, having been kindly furnished by the amiable old Jew with money to spend.
    Chapter 9 — Containing Further Particulars Concerning the Pleansant.... (87% in)
  • As the old lady had been so kind to him in his illness, he endeavoured to think no more of the subject just then; so he listened attentively to a great many stories she told him, about an amiable and handsome daughter of hers, who was married to an amiable and handsome man, and lived in the country; and about a son, who was clerk to a merchant in the West Indies; and who was, also, such a good young man, and wrote such dutiful letters home four times a-year, that it brought the tears...
    Chapter 14 — Comprising Further Particulars of Oliver's Stay at Mr.... (8% in)
  • ...old lady had been so kind to him in his illness, he endeavoured to think no more of the subject just then; so he listened attentively to a great many stories she told him, about an amiable and handsome daughter of hers, who was married to an amiable and handsome man, and lived in the country; and about a son, who was clerk to a merchant in the West Indies; and who was, also, such a good young man, and wrote such dutiful letters home four times a-year, that it brought the tears into her...
    Chapter 14 — Comprising Further Particulars of Oliver's Stay at Mr.... (8% in)
  • And so the amiable couple parted.
    Chapter 26 — In Which a Mysterious Character Appears Upon the Scene.... (**% in)
  • With the purest and most amiable generosity on one side; and the truest, warmest, soul-felt gratitude on the other; it is no wonder that, by the end of that short time, Oliver Twist had become completely domesticated with the old lady and her niece, and that the fervent attachment of his young and sensitive heart, was repaid by their pride in, and attachment to, himself.
    Chapter 32 — Of the Happy Life Oliver Began to Lead with His Kind Friends (98% in)
  • ...at once; but Mr. Sikes lacking the niceties of discrimination, and being troubled with no more subtle misgivings than those which resolve themselves into a dogged roughness of behaviour towards everybody; and being, furthermore, in an unusually amiable condition, as has been already observed; saw nothing unusual in her demeanor, and indeed, troubled himself so little about her, that, had her agitation been far more perceptible than it was, it would have been very unlikely to have...
    Chapter 39 — Introduces Some Respectable Characters with Whom the.... (72% in)
  • Barney complied by ushering them into a small back-room, and setting the required viands before them; having done which, he informed the travellers that they could be lodged that night, and left the amiable couple to their refreshment.
    Chapter 42 — An Old Acquaintance of Oliver's, Exhibiting Decided Marks.... (38% in)
  • And very amiable he looked, and a very low bow he made, as he advanced, and setting himself down at the nearest table, ordered something to drink of the grinning Barney.
    Chapter 42 — An Old Acquaintance of Oliver's, Exhibiting Decided Marks.... (56% in)

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