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perceive
used in Oliver Twist

5 uses
  • The Jew, perceiving that Mr. Chitling was considerably roused, hastened to assure him that nobody was laughing; and to prove the gravity of the company, appealed to Master Bates, the principal offender.
    Chapter 25 — Wherein this History Reverts to Mr. Fagin and Company (56% in)
  • He had reached the corner of his own street, and was already fumbling in his pocket for the door-key, when a dark figure emerged from a projecting entrance which lay in deep shadow, and, crossing the road, glided up to him unperceived.
    Chapter 26 — In Which a Mysterious Character Appears Upon the Scene.... (68% in)
  • Though nothing of the conversation was distinguishable beyond a few disjointed words here and there, a listener might easily have perceived that Fagin appeared to be defending himself against some remarks of the stranger; and that the latter was in a state of considerable irritation.
    Chapter 26 — In Which a Mysterious Character Appears Upon the Scene.... (79% in)
  • CHAPTER XXXVII IN WHICH THE READER MAY PERCEIVE A CONTRAST, NOT UNCOMMON IN MATRIMONIAL CASES Mr. Bumble sat in the workhouse parlour, with his eyes moodily fixed on the cheerless grate, whence, as it was summer time, no brighter gleam proceeded, than the reflection of certain sickly rays of the sun, which were sent back from its cold and shining surface.
    Chapter 37 — In Which the Reader May Perceive a Contrast, Not Uncommon.... (0% in)
  • The crowd had been hushed during these few moments, watching his motions and doubtful of his purpose, but the instant they perceived it and knew it was defeated, they raised a cry of triumphant execration to which all their previous shouting had been whispers.
    Chapter 50 — The Pursuit and Escape (80% in)

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