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interpose
used in Oliver Twist

33 uses
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Definition
to insert between other elements; or to interrupt or stop action by others
  • 'Bless him!' interposed Mrs. Mann, inflaming her left eye with the corner of her apron.
    Chapter 2 — Treats of Oliver Twist's Growth, Education, and Board (39% in)
  • 'Lor bless her dear heart, no!' interposed the nurse, hastily depositing in her pocket a green glass bottle, the contents of which she had been tasting in a corner with evident satisfaction.
    Chapter 1 — Treats of the place where Oliver Twist was Born and.... (53% in)
  • Foolery!' interposed the beadle.
    Chapter 4 — Oliver, Being Offered Another Place, Makes His First.... (39% in)
  • 'Oh, don't tell me what you were going to say,' interposed Mrs. Sowerberry.
    Chapter 5 — Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral.... (34% in)
  • What?' interposed Mr. Bumble: with a gleam of pleasure in his metallic eyes.
    Chapter 7 — Oliver Continues Refactory (9% in)
  • 'And his missis,' interposed Mr. Claypole.
    Chapter 7 — Oliver Continues Refactory (22% in)
  • 'I never, never will, sir,' interposed Oliver.
    Chapter 14 — Comprising Further Particulars of Oliver's Stay at Mr.... (35% in)
  • 'Stow that gammon,' interposed the robber, impatiently.
    Chapter 15 — Showing How Very Fond of Oliver Twist, The Merry Old.... (35% in)
  • 'I shall do you a mischief!' interposed the Jew, goaded by these reproaches; 'a mischief worse than that, if you say much more!'
    Chapter 16 — Relates What Became of Oliver Twist, After he had been.... (88% in)
  • 'Hey-day!' interposed Mr. Mann, 'I suppose you're going to say that you DO want for something, now?
    Chapter 17 — Oliver's Destiny Continuing Unpropitious, Brings a Great.... (46% in)
  • 'What's the good of talking in that way?' interposed Master Bates; 'he don't know what you mean.'
    Chapter 18 — How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of.... (74% in)
  • 'And will do everything you want, Bill, my dear,' interposed the Jew; 'he can't help himself.
    Chapter 19 — In Which a Notable Plan is Discussed and Determined On (69% in)
  • 'Not a bit of it,' replied Sikes, interposing.
    Chapter 21 — The Expedition (41% in)
  • 'There—there's enough of that,' interposed Sikes, impatiently; and stooping over his recumbant friend, he whispered a few words in his ear: at which Mr. Crackit laughed immensely, and honoured Oliver with a long stare of astonishment.
    Chapter 22 — The Burglary (22% in)
  • 'There's a bolt at the top, you won't be able to reach,' interposed Toby.
    Chapter 22 — The Burglary (78% in)
  • So like Mr. Grannett, wasn't it?' interposed the matron.
    Chapter 23 — Which Contains the Substance of a Pleasant Conversation.... (39% in)
  • 'Yes, yes!' interposed the Jew, drawing up his chair.
    Chapter 25 — Wherein this History Reverts to Mr. Fagin and Company (88% in)
  • 'It's no fault of mine if he is!' interposed the other man, with a look of terror, and clasping the Jew's arm with trembling hands.
    Chapter 26 — In Which a Mysterious Character Appears Upon the Scene.... (90% in)
  • 'No, no, love!' interposed the lady, hastily.
    Chapter 27 — Atones for the Unpoliteness of a Former Chapter; Which.... (64% in)
  • 'I beg your pardon, ma'am, interposed Mr. Giles; 'but I was going to tell you about him when Doctor Losberne came in.'
    Chapter 29 — Has an Introductory Account of the Inmates of the House.... (87% in)
  • 'Conkey means Nosey, ma'am,' interposed Duff.
    Chapter 31 — Involves a Critical Position (52% in)
  • 'Not ill, my love?' interposed Mrs. Maylie.
    Chapter 33 — Wherein the Happiness of Oliver and His Friends, Experiences.... (13% in)
  • 'Let it rest with Rose, then,' interposed Harry.
    Chapter 34 — Contains Some Introductory Particulars Relative to a Young.... (41% in)
  • 'You think women never can keep secrets, I suppose?' said the matron, interposing, and returning, as she spoke, the searching look of Monks.
    Chapter 38 — Containing an Account of What Passed Between Mr. and Mrs.... (26% in)
  • 'Which contained—' interposed Monks, stretching forward.
    Chapter 38 — Containing an Account of What Passed Between Mr. and Mrs.... (70% in)
  • 'Stay another moment,' interposed Rose, as the girl moved hurriedly towards the door.
    Chapter 40 — A Strange Interview, Which is a Sequel to the Last Chamber (84% in)
  • 'I believe,' interposed Miss Maylie, 'that at this period of our interview, I need not give that gentleman the trouble of going away.
    Chapter 41 — Containing Fresh Discoveries, and Showing that Surprises.... (29% in)
  • 'Never mind where,' interposed Mr. Brownlow.
    Chapter 41 — Containing Fresh Discoveries, and Showing that Surprises.... (73% in)
  • 'Wanted,' interposed Fagin.
    Chapter 43 — Wherein is Shown How the Artful Dodger Got Into Trouble (21% in)
  • 'Mind!' interposed Charley.
    Chapter 43 — Wherein is Shown How the Artful Dodger Got Into Trouble (50% in)
  • Master Bates laughed so vehemently at this magnificent threat, that it was some time before Fagin could interpose, and represent to Mr. Bolter that he incurred no possible danger in visiting the police-office; that, inasmuch as no account of the little affair in which he had engaged, nor any description of his person, had yet been forwarded to the metropolis, it was very probable that he was not even suspected of having resorted to it for shelter; and that, if he were properly...
    Chapter 43 — Wherein is Shown How the Artful Dodger Got Into Trouble (54% in)
  • He's fully committed!' interposed the clerk.
    Chapter 43 — Wherein is Shown How the Artful Dodger Got Into Trouble (94% in)
  • 'No, no,' interposed Monks.
    Chapter 49 — Monks and Mr. Brownlow at Length Meet. Their Conversation.... (82% in)

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