Book Quotes from Oliver Twist

Book Quotes from Oliver Twist

But, tears were not the things to find their way to Mr. Bumble's soul; his heart was waterproof.

Charles Dickens in Oliver Twist
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Some people are nobody's enemies but their own.

Charles Dickens in Oliver Twist
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Please, sir, I want some more.

Charles Dickens in Oliver Twist
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It is because I think so much of warm and sensitive hearts, that I would spare them from being wounded.

Charles Dickens in Oliver Twist
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There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.

Charles Dickens in Oliver Twist
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Among other public buildings in a certain town, which for many reasons it will be prudent to refrain from mentioning, and to which I will assign no fictitious name, there is one anciently common to most towns, great or small: to wit, a workhouse; and in this workhouse was born; on a day and date which I need not trouble myself to repeat, inasmuch as it can be of no possible consequence to the reader, in this stage of the business at all events; the item of mortality whose name is prefixed to the head of this chapter.

Charles Dickens in Oliver Twist
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