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testimony
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
something that serves as evidence — especially a statement at a trial or hearing
  • 'I hope,' stammered Mr. Limbkins: 'I hope the magistrates will not form the opinion that the authorities have been guilty of any improper conduct, on the unsupported testimony of a child.'
    Chapter 3 — Relates How Oliver Twist was Very Near Getting a Palce.... (95% in)
  • But these impertinences were speedily checked by the evidence of the surgeon, and the testimony of the beadle; the former of whom had always opened the body and found nothing inside (which was very probable indeed), and the latter of whom invariably swore whatever the parish wanted; which was very self-devotional.
    Chapter 2 — Treats of Oliver Twist's Growth, Education, and Board (15% in)
  • The houses on either side were high and large, but very old, and tenanted by people of the poorest class: as their neglected appearance would have sufficiently denoted, without the concurrent testimony afforded by the squalid looks of the few men and women who, with folded arms and bodies half doubled, occasionally skulked along.
    Chapter 5 — Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral.... (61% in)
  • ...consigned to the care and custody of Mr. William Sikes; and further, that the said Sikes should deal with him as he thought fit; and should not be held responsible by the Jew for any mischance or evil that might be necessary to visit him: it being understood that, to render the compact in this respect binding, any representations made by Mr. Sikes on his return should be required to be confirmed and corroborated, in all important particulars, by the testimony of flash Toby Crackit.
    Chapter 19 — In Which a Notable Plan is Discussed and Determined On (89% in)
  • This accumulated testimony effectually staggered Mr. Monks.
    Chapter 26 — In Which a Mysterious Character Appears Upon the Scene.... (98% in)
  • ...our fellow-creatures, we bestowed but one thought on the dark evidences of human error, which, like dense and heavy clouds, are rising, slowly it is true, but not less surely, to Heaven, to pour their after-vengeance on our heads; if we heard but one instant, in imagination, the deep testimony of dead men's voices, which no power can stifle, and no pride shut out; where would be the injury and injustice, the suffering, misery, cruelty, and wrong, that each day's life brings with it!
    Chapter 30 — Relates What oliver's New Visitors Thought of Him (59% in)

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