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genealogy
used in Oliver Twist

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family ancestry or its study
  • No chance-child was he, for he could trace his genealogy all the way back to his parents, who lived hard by; his mother being a washerwoman, and his father a drunken soldier, discharged with a wooden leg, and a diurnal pension of twopence-halfpenny and an unstateable fraction.
    Chapter 5 — Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral.... (28% in)

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