Oliver Twist is really an ideal example, especially in a crime drama.
He looks like Fagin from Oliver Twist—wiry, with long, graying hair and a perfectly pointy beard.
I was in a production of Oliver Twist and I was a passerby, and I had five words: “Coming down the street there!”
He might have sat for the portrait of Mr. Grimwig in "Oliver Twist."
She was not like poor Oliver Twist, asking for food for her body.
He writes on one occasion: “I am sitting at home, patiently waiting for Oliver Twist, who has not yet arrived.”
If we want the best example of this, the best example is Oliver Twist.
"This is young Oliver Twist, whom we were speaking about," said Mr. Brownlow.
Dickens was moody when he wrote Oliver Twist; but he was also moody when he wrote Pickwick.
"Paul Clifford" and "Oliver Twist" were the two books of the day.
(1838) A novel by Charles Dickens; the title character is an orphan boy. In one famous scene, Oliver is severely punished for asking for more gruel, or porridge (“Please, sir, I want some more”). Oliver later becomes a pickpocket in a gang of young thieves led by Fagin. Violent in plot, the book exposes the inadequacies of British public institutions for dealing with the poverty of children like Oliver.