Oliver nearly swooned after this frightful scene, and was so weak that for an hour or more, he had not the strength to walk. Before him and behind: above, below, on the right and on the left: he seemed to stand surrounded by a firmament, all bright with gleaming eyes. His red hair hung down upon his bloodless face; his beard was torn, and twisted into knots; his eyes shone with a terrible light; his unwashed flesh crackled with the fever that burnt him up. Before him and behind: above, below, on the right and on the left: he seemed to stand surrounded by a firmament, all bright with gleaming eyes. Day was dawning when they again emerged.
Let me say one prayer. Work Cited Dickens, Charles. Some of the people were eating, and some fanning themselves with handkerchiefs; for the crowded place was very hot. The building rang with a tremendous shout, and another, and another, and then it echoed loud groans, that gathered strength as they swelled out, like angry thunder. He stood there, in all this glare of living light, with one hand resting on the wooden slab before him, the other held to his ear, and his head thrust forward to enable him to catch with greater distinctness every word that fell from the presiding judge, who was delivering his charge to the jury. Other watchers are glad to hear this church-clock strike, for they tell of life and coming day.
The boom of every iron bell came laden with the one, deep, hollow sound—Death. By degrees they fell off, one by one; and, for an hour, in the dead of night, the street was left to solitude and darkness. Some of the people were eating, and some fanning themselves with handkerchiefs; for the crowded place was very hot. A woman in the gallery, uttered some exclamation, called forth by this dread solemnity; he looked hastily up as if angry at the interruption, and bent forward yet more attentively. He had sat there, awake, but dreaming.
The boom of every iron bell came laden with the one, deep, hollow sound—Death. I want to talk to you, my dear. He thinks that in this very cell, they must have spent their last days also. He loved the role so much, he kept ad-libbing lines that ended up being included in the film. Inquisitive and eager eyes peered from every inch of space. He had scarcely moved since the trial began; and now that the judge ceased to speak, he still remained in the same strained attitude of close attention, with his gaze bent on him, as though he listened still. His haggard face was still thrust forward, his under-jaw hanging down, and his eyes staring out before him, when the jailer put his hand upon his arm, and beckoned him away.
It was not until the night of this last awful day, that a withering sense of his helpless, desperate state came in its full intensity upon his blighted soul; not that he had ever held any defined or positive hope of mercy, but that he had never been able to consider more than the dim probability of dying so soon. A few there were, who seemed unmindful of him, and looked only to the jury, in impatient wonder how they could delay. Then came the night—dark, dismal, silent night. They run away from red and white, blue lights. God forgive this wretched man! Oliver nearly swooned after this frightful scene, and was so weak that for an hour or more, he had not the strength to walk. He finds himself ill perfect isolation.
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You know that Sikes is dead; that Monks has confessed; that there is no hope of any further gain. As he saw all this in one bewildered glance, the deathlike stillness came again, and looking back he saw that the jurymen had turned towards the judge. Say only one, upon your knees, with me, and we will talk till morning. Then came the night—dark, dismal, silent night. Where are those papers? Beyond these manifestations of anxiety, he stirred not hand or foot.
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