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resignation
used in Oliver Twist

4 uses
  • 'Is it possible,' cried Rose, 'that for such a man as this, you can resign every future hope, and the certainty of immediate rescue?
    Chapter 40 — A Strange Interview, Which is a Sequel to the Last Chamber (72% in)
  • As Oliver accompanied his master in most of his adult expeditions too, in order that he might acquire that equanimity of demeanour and full command of nerve which was essential to a finished undertaker, he had many opportunities of observing the beautiful resignation and fortitude with which some strong-minded people bear their trials and losses.
    Chapter 6 — Oliver, Being Goaded by the Taunts of Noah, Rouses into Action.... (10% in)
  • That Oliver Twist was moved to resignation by the example of these good people, I cannot, although I am his biographer, undertake to affirm with any degree of confidence; but I can most distinctly say, that for many months he continued meekly to submit to the domination and ill-treatment of Noah Claypole: who used him far worse than before, now that his jealousy was roused by seeing the new boy promoted to the black stick and hatband, while he, the old one, remained stationary in the...
    Chapter 6 — Oliver, Being Goaded by the Taunts of Noah, Rouses into Action.... (21% in)
  • Mr. Bumble resigned his cup without another word; squeezed Mrs. Corney's little finger as she took it; and inflicting two open-handed slaps upon his laced waistcoat, gave a mighty sigh, and hitched his chair a very little morsel farther from the fire.
    Chapter 23 — Which Contains the Substance of a Pleasant Conversation.... (68% in)

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