Twist, Oliver

Twist, Oliver

asks workhouse-master for more gruel. [Br. Lit.: Oliver Twist]
See: Hunger

Twist, Oliver

foundling reared in school of hard knocks. [Br. Lit.: Oliver Twist]
See: Orphan
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IN Dickens' Oliver Twist, Oliver and his starving mates were famously reprimanded for asking for "more".