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laudable
used in Oliver Twist

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worthy of high praise
  • ...friend Master Bates, joined in the hue-and-cry which was raised at Oliver's heels, in consequence of their executing an illegal conveyance of Mr. Brownlow's personal property, as has been already described, they were actuated by a very laudable and becoming regard for themselves; and forasmuch as the freedom of the subject and the liberty of the individual are among the first and proudest boasts of a true-hearted Englishman, so, I need hardly beg the reader to observe, that this...
    Chapter 12 — In Which Oliver is Taken Better Care of than He Ever was.... (72% in)

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