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- Mr. Sowerberry rightly construed this, as an acquiescence in his proposition; it was speedily determined, therefore, that Oliver should be at once initiated into the mysteries of the trade; and, with this view, that he should accompany his master on the very next occasion of his services being required.Chapter 5 — Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral.... (42% in)
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