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used in Oliver Twist

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  • It was the prime and vigour of the year; all things were glad and flourishing.
    Chapter 33 — Wherein the Happiness of Oliver and His Friends, Experiences.... (4% in)
  • And Mr. Grimwig poked the fire with a flourish.
    Chapter 17 — Oliver's Destiny Continuing Unpropitious, Brings a Great.... (95% in)
  • These preliminaries adjusted, Mr. Sikes proceeded to drink brandy at a furious rate, and to flourish the crowbar in an alarming manner; yelling forth, at the same time, most unmusical snatches of song, mingled with wild execrations.
    Chapter 19 — In Which a Notable Plan is Discussed and Determined On (89% in)
  • 'It's of no use disguising facts, ma'am,' said Mr. Bumble, slowly flourishing the teaspoon with a kind of amorous dignity which made him doubly impressive; 'I would drown it myself, with pleasure.'
    Chapter 23 — Which Contains the Substance of a Pleasant Conversation.... (66% in)
  • Such commendations had been bestowed upon his bravery, that he could not, for the life of him, help postponing the explanation for a few delicious minutes; during which he had flourished, in the very zenith of a brief reputation for undaunted courage.
    Chapter 29 — Has an Introductory Account of the Inmates of the House.... (92% in)

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