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" One time he raved and blasphemed, and at another howled and tore his hair. Venerable men of his own persuasion had come to pray beside him, but he had driven them away with curses. They renewed their charitable efforts, and he beat them off. "
Oliver Twist: Or, The Parish Boy's Progress - Page 301
by Charles Dickens, George Cruikshank - 1838
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 5

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literary Criticism - 1839
...Light, light ! At length when his hands were raw with beating against the heavy door and walls, two men appeared, one bearing a candle, which he thrust into...to live. And as he thought of this, the day broke — SundayIt was not until the night of this last awful day that a withering sense of his helpless...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 35

Eliakim Littell - 1839
...added to the warn ing. The day passed off—day, there was no day ; it was gone as soon as come—and night came on again ; night so long, and yet so short;...had driven them away with curses. They renewed their charitble efforts, and he beat them off. Saturday night ! he had oaly two more nights to live. And...
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The Monthly Review, from January to April Inclusive. 1839. Vol. I

The Monthly Review from january to April inclusive 1839 VOL.I - 1839
...day ; it was gone as soon as come—and night came on again ; night so long and yet so short; longin its dreadful silence, and short in its fleeting hours....renewed their charitable efforts, and he beat them off. " Then came night—dark, dismal, silent night. Other watchers are glad to hear the church-clocks strike,...
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The Adventures of Oliver Twist, Or, The Parish Boy's Progress

Charles Dickens - 1846 - 311 pages
...which penetrated even there, to him ? It was another form of knell, with mockery added to the warning. Venerable men of his own persuasion had come to pray...night more to live. And as he thought of this, the day broke—Sunday. It was not until the night of this last awful day, that a withering sense of his helpless,...
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The Novels and Tales of Charles Dickens, (Boz.).

Charles Dickens - Fiction - 1849
...«.other foriu of knell, with mockery added to the warning. night came on again ; night so lonçr, and yet so short ; long in its dreadful silence, and...he beat them off. Saturday night ! he had only one niirht more to live. And as he thought of liiis, the day broke — Sunday. It was not until the night...
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The Dickens Dictionary: A Key to the Characters and Principal ..., Volume 30

Gilbert Ashville Pierce, William Adolphus Wheeler - 1872 - 573 pages
...night so long, and yet so short; long in its dreadful silence, and short in its fleeting hours. At one time he raved and blasphemed ; and at another...night. He had only one night more to live ; and, as he thonght of this, the day broke, — Sunday. It was not until the night of this last awful day, that...
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The Works of Charles Dickens, Volume 6

Charles Dickens - 1872
...night So long, and yet so short ; long in its dreadful silence, and short in its tieetiug hours. At one time he raved and blasphemed ; and at another...Saturday night. He had only one night more to live. Aud as he thought of this, the day broke — Sunday. It was not until the night of this last awful...
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Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens - 1874
...night so long, and yet so short; long in its dreadful silence, and short in its fleeting hours. At one time he raved and blasphemed ; and at another...night more to live. And as he thought of this, the day broke—Sunday. It was not until the night of this last awful day, that a withering sense of his helpless,...
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the adventures of oliver twist

charles dickens - 1876
...night so long, and yet so short ; long in its dreadful silence, and short in its fleeting hours. At one time he raved and blasphemed ; and at another howled and tore his hair. Venerable men of hie own persuasion had come to pray beside him, but he had *r driven them away with curses. They renewed...
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The Fireside Dickens: A Cyclopedia of the Best Thoughts of Charles Dickens ...

Charles Dickens - 1883 - 564 pages
...night so long, and yet so short; long in its dreadful silence, and short in its fleeting hours. At supposed never to have read anything else since he...nearly concluded your argument ? " " Mlud, no—variety Then came night—dark, dismal, silent night. Other watchers are glad to hear the churchclocks strike,...
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