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external
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
outside
in various senses, including:
  • coming from or existing outside a place, organization or thing — as in "external trade"
  • forming or relating to an outside boundary — as in "external walls"
  • on the surface or superficial as contrasted to something that is deep or complete — as in "external appearances"
  • Such is the influence which the condition of our own thoughts, exercise, even over the appearance of external objects.
    Chapter 34 — Contains Some Introductory Particulars Relative to a Young.... (71% in)
  • He was still more astonished to find that this firmness lasted; and that, under all the care and watching which ensued, Mrs. Maylie was every ready and collected: performing all the duties which had devolved upon her, steadily, and, to all external appearances, even cheerfully.
    Chapter 33 — Wherein the Happiness of Oliver and His Friends, Experiences.... (37% in)
  • It is an undoubted fact, that although our senses of touch and sight be for the time dead, yet our sleeping thoughts, and the visionary scenes that pass before us, will be influenced and materially influenced, by the mere silent presence of some external object; which may not have been near us when we closed our eyes: and of whose vicinity we have had no waking consciousness.
    Chapter 34 — Contains Some Introductory Particulars Relative to a Young.... (90% in)
  • Through these streets, Noah Claypole walked, dragging Charlotte after him; now stepping into the kennel to embrace at a glance the whole external character of some small public-house; now jogging on again, as some fancied appearance induced him to believe it too public for his purpose.
    Chapter 42 — An Old Acquaintance of Oliver's, Exhibiting Decided Marks.... (28% in)

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