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deliberate
used in Oliver Twist

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need to deliberate
Definition
to think about or discuss — especially with great care
  • 'You needn't mind sending up to me, if the child cries, nurse,' said the surgeon, putting on his gloves with great deliberation.
    Chapter 1 — Treats of the place where Oliver Twist was Born and.... (74% in)
  • Oliver murmured his comprehension of the different bodies referred to; and Mr. Sikes proceeded to load the pistol, with great nicety and deliberation.
    Chapter 20 — Wherein Oliver is Delivered Over to Mr. William Sikes (74% in)
  • This gentleman walked with much deliberation into the bar to make out the bill: which took a long time making out: and after it was ready, and paid, a horse had to be saddled, and a man to be dressed, which took up ten good minutes more.
    Chapter 33 — Wherein the Happiness of Oliver and His Friends, Experiences.... (53% in)
  • 'That's the second,' observed the woman with much deliberation.
    Chapter 38 — Containing an Account of What Passed Between Mr. and Mrs.... (38% in)

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  • Ill-treating the boys, you covetous, avaricious, in-sa-ti-a-ble old fence?' said the man, seating himself deliberately.
    Chapter 13 — Some New Acquaintances Are Introduced to the Intelligent.... (24% in)
  • 'You would, would you?' said Sikes, seizing the poker in one hand, and deliberately opening with the other a large clasp-knife, which he drew from his pocket.
    Chapter 15 — Showing How Very Fond of Oliver Twist, The Merry Old.... (14% in)
  • The beadle drank his tea to the last drop; finished a piece of toast; whisked the crumbs off his knees; wiped his lips; and deliberately kissed the matron.
    Chapter 23 — Which Contains the Substance of a Pleasant Conversation.... (83% in)
  • This wish was immediately gratified, for a policeman stepped forward who had seen the prisoner attempt the pocket of an unknown gentleman in a crowd, and indeed take a handkerchief therefrom, which, being a very old one, he deliberately put back again, after trying it on his own countenance.
    Chapter 43 — Wherein is Shown How the Artful Dodger Got Into Trouble (85% in)

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