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- At length, he began to languish for fresh air, and took many occasions of earnestly entreating the old gentleman to allow him to go out to work with his two companions.Chapter 10 — Oliver Becomes Better Acquainted with the Characters of His.... (5% in)
- The days were peaceful and serene; the nights brought with them neither fear nor care; no languishing in a wretched prison, or associating with wretched men; nothing but pleasant and happy thoughts.Chapter 32 — Of the Happy Life Oliver Began to Lead with His Kind Friends (79% in)
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