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used in Oliver Twist

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unchanging, continuous, or happening repeatedly
  • From this day, Oliver was seldom left alone; but was placed in almost constant communication with the two boys, who played the old game with the Jew every day: whether for their own improvement or Oliver's, Mr. Fagin best knew.
    Chapter 18 — How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of.... (96% in)
  • At such times, he would look constantly round him, for fear of thieves, and would keep slapping all his pockets in turn, to see that he hadn't lost anything, in such a very funny and natural manner, that Oliver laughed till the tears ran down his face.
    Chapter 9 — Containing Further Particulars Concerning the Pleansant.... (73% in)
  • ...of hawkers, the shouts, oaths, and quarrelling on all sides; the ringing of bells and roar of voices, that issued from every public-house; the crowding, pushing, driving, beating, whooping and yelling; the hideous and discordant din that resounded from every corner of the market; and the unwashed, unshaven, squalid, and dirty figures constantly running to and fro, and bursting in and out of the throng; rendered it a stunning and bewildering scene, which quite confounded the senses.
    Chapter 21 — The Expedition (28% in)
  • A medical practitioner, who resided on the spot, was in constant attendance upon her; and after first seeing the patient, he had taken Mrs. Maylie aside, and pronounced her disorder to be one of a most alarming nature.
    Chapter 33 — Wherein the Happiness of Oliver and His Friends, Experiences.... (68% in)
  • 'He is tall,' said the girl, 'and a strongly made man, but not stout; he has a lurking walk; and as he walks, constantly looks over his shoulder, first on one side, and then on the other.
    Chapter 46 — The Appointment Kept (65% in)
  • For now, a vision came before him, as constant and more terrible than that from which he had escaped.
    Chapter 48 — The Flight of Sikes (67% in)

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