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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

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"Look here! do you see this! Isn't it a most wonderful and extraordinary thing that I can't call at a man's house but I find a piece of this poor surgeon's friend on the staircase? I've been lamed with orange-peel once, and I know orange-peel will be my death, or I'll be content to eat my own head, sir!" ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

Death, fires, and burglary, make all men equals. ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

There is a passion FOR hunting something deeply implanted in the human breast. ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

Although Oliver had been brought up by philosophers, he was not theoretically acquainted with the beautiful axiom that self-preservation is the first law of nature. ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

Noah writhed and twisted his body into an extensive variety of eel-like positions; thereby giving Mr. Bumble to understand that, from the violent and sanguinary onset of Oliver Twist, he had sustained severe internal injury and damage, from which he was at that moment suffering the acutest torture. ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine. ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

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How slight a thing will disturb the equanimity of our frail minds! ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

The simple fact was, that Oliver, instead of possessing too little feeling, possessed rather too much; and was in a fair way of being reduced, for life, to a state of brutal stupidity and sullenness by the ill usage he had received. ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

The earth had donned her mantle of brightest green; and shed her richest perfumes abroad. It was the prime and vigour of the year; all things were glad and flourishing. ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

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"Don't be afraid! We won't make an author of you, while there's an honest trade to be learnt, or brick-making to turn to." ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

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