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- 'My dear,' said Mr. Sowerberry, deferentially, 'this is the boy from the workhouse that I told you of.'Chapter 4 — Oliver, Being Offered Another Place, Makes His First.... (83% in)
- Mr. and Mrs. Sowerberry—the shop being shut up—were taking their supper in the little back-parlour, when Mr. Sowerberry, after several deferential glances at his wife, said, 'My dear—'Chapter 5 — Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral.... (32% in)
- Oliver thought the old gentleman must be a decided miser to live in such a dirty place, with so many watches; but, thinking that perhaps his fondness for the Dodger and the other boys, cost him a good deal of money, he only cast a deferential look at the Jew, and asked if he might get up.Chapter 9 — Containing Further Particulars Concerning the Pleansant.... (43% in)
- Mr. Bumble stopped not to converse with the small shopkeepers and others who spoke to him, deferentially, as he passed along.Chapter 17 — Oliver's Destiny Continuing Unpropitious, Brings a Great.... (16% in)
- Mr. Chitling was older in years than the Dodger: having perhaps numbered eighteen winters; but there was a degree of deference in his deportment towards that young gentleman which seemed to indicate that he felt himself conscious of a slight inferiority in point of genius and professional aquirements.Chapter 18 — How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of.... (81% in)
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