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specimen
used in Oliver Twist

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a sample regarded as typical of its class; or a bit of tissue, blood, or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes
  • CHAPTER XI TREATS OF MR. FANG THE POLICE MAGISTRATE; AND FURNISHES A SLIGHT SPECIMEN OF HIS MODE OF ADMINISTERING JUSTICE The offence had been committed within the district, and indeed in the immediate neighborhood of, a very notorious metropolitan police office.
    Chapter 11 — Treats of Mr. Fang the Police Magistrate; and Furnishes a.... (1% in)
  • ...was ushered into this world of sorrow and trouble, by the parish surgeon, it remained a matter of considerable doubt whether the child would survive to bear any name at all; in which case it is somewhat more than probable that these memoirs would never have appeared; or, if they had, that being comprised within a couple of pages, they would have possessed the inestimable merit of being the most concise and faithful specimen of biography, extant in the literature of any age or country.
    Chapter 1 — Treats of the place where Oliver Twist was Born and.... (18% in)

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