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disposition
used in Oliver Twist

8 uses
  • To which, the butcher's boy: who appeared of a lounging, not to say indolent disposition: replied, that he thought not.
    Chapter 15 — Showing How Very Fond of Oliver Twist, The Merry Old.... (77% in)
  • Oliver looked very worn and shadowy from sickness, and made an ineffectual attempt to stand up, out of respect to his benefactor, which terminated in his sinking back into the chair again; and the fact is, if the truth must be told, that Mr. Brownlow's heart, being large enough for any six ordinary old gentlemen of humane disposition, forced a supply of tears into his eyes, by some hydraulic process which we are not sufficiently philosophical to be in a condition to explain.
    Chapter 12 — In Which Oliver is Taken Better Care of than He Ever was.... (56% in)
  • The Artful, meantime, who was of a rather saturnine disposition, and seldom gave way to merriment when it interfered with business, rifled Oliver's pockets with steady assiduity.
    Chapter 16 — Relates What Became of Oliver Twist, After he had been.... (36% in)
  • I am not of an inhuman disposition, sir.'
    Chapter 31 — Involves a Critical Position (80% in)
  • 'And as I see on the faces about me, a disposition to inquire how it happened that I was not in the way to corroborate Oliver's tale, and had so suddenly left the kingdom, let me stipulate that I shall be asked no questions until such time as I may deem it expedient to forestall them by telling my own story.
    Chapter 41 — Containing Fresh Discoveries, and Showing that Surprises.... (96% in)
  • In fact, Mr. Fagin had so well humoured his young friend's eccentric disposition, that Master Bates, who had at first been disposed to consider the imprisoned Dodger rather in the light of a victim, now looked upon him as the chief actor in a scene of most uncommon and exquisite humour, and felt quite impatient for the arrival of the time when his old companion should have so favourable an opportunity of displaying his abilities.
    Chapter 43 — Wherein is Shown How the Artful Dodger Got Into Trouble (46% in)
  • He talked of miseries which his wife had brought upon him; of the rebellious disposition, vice, malice, and premature bad passions of you his only son, who had been trained to hate him; and left you, and your mother, each an annuity of eight hundred pounds.
    Chapter 51 — Affording an Explanation of More Mysteries than One.... (37% in)
  • He struggled hard, and suffered much, for some time; but, having a contented disposition, and a good purpose, succeeded in the end; and, from being a farmer's drudge, and a carrier's lad, he is now the merriest young grazier in all Northamptonshire.
    Chapter 53 — And Last (67% in)

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