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used in Oliver Twist

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  • 'Not one,' replied Master Bates, in a voice rendered husky by regret; 'not one.'
    Chapter 43 — Wherein is Shown How the Artful Dodger Got Into Trouble (34% in)
  • The fact is, that there was considerable difficulty in inducing Oliver to take upon himself the office of respiration,—a troublesome practice, but one which custom has rendered necessary to our easy existence; and for some time he lay gasping on a little flock mattress, rather unequally poised between this world and the next: the balance being decidedly in favour of the latter.
    Chapter 1 — Treats of the place where Oliver Twist was Born and.... (26% in)
  • There being nobody by, however, but a pauper old woman, who was rendered rather misty by an unwonted allowance of beer; and a parish surgeon who did such matters by contract; Oliver and Nature fought out the point between them.
    Chapter 1 — Treats of the place where Oliver Twist was Born and.... (34% in)
  • Everybody knows the story of another experimental philosopher who had a great theory about a horse being able to live without eating, and who demonstrated it so well, that he had got his own horse down to a straw a day, and would unquestionably have rendered him a very spirited and rampacious animal on nothing at all, if he had not died, four-and-twenty hours before he was to have had his first comfortable bait of air.
    Chapter 2 — Treats of Oliver Twist's Growth, Education, and Board (9% in)
  • Wives, again, put on weeds for their husbands, as if, so far from grieving in the garb of sorrow, they had made up their minds to render it as becoming and attractive as possible.
    Chapter 6 — Oliver, Being Goaded by the Taunts of Noah, Rouses into Action.... (17% in)
  • Oliver's vigorous plunges against the bit of timber in question, rendered this occurance highly probable.
    Chapter 6 — Oliver, Being Goaded by the Taunts of Noah, Rouses into Action.... (93% in)
  • The gentleman's notice was very soon attracted; for he had not walked three paces, when he turned angrily round, and inquired what that young cur was howling for, and why Mr. Bumble did not favour him with something which would render the series of vocular exclamations so designated, an involuntary process?
    Chapter 7 — Oliver Continues Refactory (18% in)
  • At this point of Mr. Bumble's discourse, Oliver, just hearing enough to know that some allusion was being made to his mother, recommenced kicking, with a violence that rendered every other sound inaudible.
    Chapter 7 — Oliver Continues Refactory (52% in)
  • The flood of tears, however, left him no resource; so he at once gave him a drubbing, which satisfied even Mrs. Sowerberry herself, and rendered Mr. Bumble's subsequent application of the parochial cane, rather unnecessary.
    Chapter 7 — Oliver Continues Refactory (65% in)
  • Oliver was rendered the more anxious to be actively employed, by what he had seen of the stern morality of the old gentleman's character.
    Chapter 10 — Oliver Becomes Better Acquainted with the Characters of His.... (6% in)
  • But, as neither of these criminals answered to the name of Oliver, or knew anything about him, Nancy made straight up to the bluff officer in the striped waistcoat; and with the most piteous wailings and lamentations, rendered more piteous by a prompt and efficient use of the street-door key and the little basket, demanded her own dear brother.
    Chapter 13 — Some New Acquaintances Are Introduced to the Intelligent.... (83% in)
  • The spirit of contradiction was strong in Mr. Grimwig's breast, at the moment; and it was rendered stronger by his friend's confident smile.
    Chapter 14 — Comprising Further Particulars of Oliver's Stay at Mr.... (95% in)
  • In another moment he was dragged into a labyrinth of dark narrow courts, and was forced along them at a pace which rendered the few cries he dared to give utterance to, unintelligible.
    Chapter 15 — Showing How Very Fond of Oliver Twist, The Merry Old.... (96% in)
  • The lights in the shops could scarecely struggle through the heavy mist, which thickened every moment and shrouded the streets and houses in gloom; rendering the strange place still stranger in Oliver's eyes; and making his uncertainty the more dismal and depressing.
    Chapter 16 — Relates What Became of Oliver Twist, After he had been.... (10% in)
  • 'What do you mean by this?' said Sikes; backing the inquiry with a very common imprecation concerning the most beautiful of human features: which, if it were heard above, only once out of every fifty thousand times that it is uttered below, would render blindness as common a disorder as measles: 'what do you mean by it?
    Chapter 16 — Relates What Became of Oliver Twist, After he had been.... (78% in)
  • Mr. Fagin did not seek to conceal his share in the catastrophe, but lamented with tears in his eyes that the wrong-headed and treacherous behaviour of the young person in question, had rendered it necessary that he should become the victim of certain evidence for the crown: which, if it were not precisely true, was indispensably necessary for the safety of him (Mr.
    Chapter 18 — How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of.... (7% in)
  • The phrase, rendered into plain English, signifieth, cleaning his boots.
    Chapter 18 — How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of.... (36% in)
  • ...consigned to the care and custody of Mr. William Sikes; and further, that the said Sikes should deal with him as he thought fit; and should not be held responsible by the Jew for any mischance or evil that might be necessary to visit him: it being understood that, to render the compact in this respect binding, any representations made by Mr. Sikes on his return should be required to be confirmed and corroborated, in all important particulars, by the testimony of flash Toby Crackit.
    Chapter 19 — In Which a Notable Plan is Discussed and Determined On (88% in)
  • ...of hawkers, the shouts, oaths, and quarrelling on all sides; the ringing of bells and roar of voices, that issued from every public-house; the crowding, pushing, driving, beating, whooping and yelling; the hideous and discordant din that resounded from every corner of the market; and the unwashed, unshaven, squalid, and dirty figures constantly running to and fro, and bursting in and out of the throng; rendered it a stunning and bewildering scene, which quite confounded the senses.
    Chapter 21 — The Expedition (28% in)
  • As the lady had stated her intention of screaming, of course she would have screamed at this additional boldness, but that the exertion was rendered unnecessary by a hasty knocking at the door: which was no sooner heard, than Mr. Bumble darted, with much agility, to the wine bottles, and began dusting them with great violence: while the matron sharply demanded who was there.
    Chapter 23 — Which Contains the Substance of a Pleasant Conversation.... (86% in)
  • Matters being thus amicably and satisfactorily arranged, the contract was solemnly ratified in another teacupful of the peppermint mixture; which was rendered the more necessary, by the flutter and agitation of the lady's spirits.
    Chapter 27 — Atones for the Unpoliteness of a Former Chapter; Which.... (59% in)
  • ...into the one fact, that they had been discovered sleeping under a haystack; which, although a great crime, is only punishable by imprisonment, and is, in the merciful eye of the English law, and its comprehensive love of all the King's subjects, held to be no satisfactory proof, in the absence of all other evidence, that the sleeper, or sleepers, have committed burglary accompanied with violence, and have therefore rendered themselves liable to the punishment of death; Messrs.
    Chapter 31 — Involves a Critical Position (95% in)
  • So saying, he sprang over the hedge, and darted off with a speed which rendered it matter of exceeding difficulty for the others to keep near him.
    Chapter 35 — Containing the Unsatisfactory Result of Oliver's Adventure.... (6% in)
  • Notwithstanding the evidently useless nature of their search, they did not desist until the coming on of night rendered its further prosecution hopeless; and even then, they gave it up with reluctance.
    Chapter 35 — Containing the Unsatisfactory Result of Oliver's Adventure.... (25% in)
  • 'The great nobs,' replied Harry, 'under which designation, I presume, you include my most stately uncle, have not communicated with me at all, since I have been here; nor, at this time of the year, is it likely that anything would occur to render necessary my immediate attendance among them.'
    Chapter 36 — Is a Very Short One, and May Appear of No Great Importance.... (32% in)
  • Jingling and clattering, till distance rendered its noise inaudible, and its rapid progress only perceptible to the eye, the vehicle wound its way along the road, almost hidden in a cloud of dust: now wholly disappearing, and now becoming visible again, as intervening objects, or the intricacies of the way, permitted.
    Chapter 36 — Is a Very Short One, and May Appear of No Great Importance.... (82% in)
  • Like washable beaver hats that improve with rain, his nerves were rendered stouter and more vigorous, by showers of tears, which, being tokens of weakness, and so far tacit admissions of his own power, pleased and exalted him.
    Chapter 37 — In Which the Reader May Perceive a Contrast, Not Uncommon.... (25% in)
  • 'Where is she?' said Mr. Bumble, whom the gin-and-water had rendered facetious.
    Chapter 37 — In Which the Reader May Perceive a Contrast, Not Uncommon.... (86% in)
  • The faces of the three nearly touched, as the two men leant over the small table in their eagerness to hear, and the woman also leant forward to render her whisper audible.
    Chapter 38 — Containing an Account of What Passed Between Mr. and Mrs.... (59% in)
  • Mr. Sikes being weak from the fever, was lying in bed, taking hot water with his gin to render it less inflammatory; and had pushed his glass towards Nancy to be replenished for the third or fourth time, when these symptoms first struck him.
    Chapter 39 — Introduces Some Respectable Characters with Whom the.... (74% in)
  • Just pausing to observe which appeared the most crowded streets, and consequently the most to be avoided, he crossed into Saint John's Road, and was soon deep in the obscurity of the intricate and dirty ways, which, lying between Gray's Inn Lane and Smithfield, render that part of the town one of the lowest and worst that improvement has left in the midst of London.
    Chapter 42 — An Old Acquaintance of Oliver's, Exhibiting Decided Marks.... (26% in)
  • Her altered manner, her repeated absences from home alone, her comparative indifference to the interests of the gang for which she had once been so zealous, and, added to these, her desperate impatience to leave home that night at a particular hour, all favoured the supposition, and rendered it, to him at least, almost matter of certainty.
    Chapter 44 — The Time Arrives for Nancy to Redeem Her Pledge to Rose.... (81% in)
  • A mist hung over the river, deepening the red glare of the fires that burnt upon the small craft moored off the different wharfs, and rendering darker and more indistinct the murky buildings on the banks.
    Chapter 46 — The Appointment Kept (10% in)
  • There was nobody there to speak to him; but, as he passed, the prisoners fell back to render him more visible to the people who were clinging to the bars: and they assailed him with opprobrious names, and screeched and hissed.
    Chapter 52 — Fagin's Last Night Alive (32% in)

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