Oliver Twist
Charles Dickens
Contributed by Jennefer Ruano
Chapter 27

While Mrs. Corney was out, the beadle stood waiting in her residence examining it.  When she returned, flustered from her visit to the dying woman, the beadle took care of her.  After she settled down, he proposed marriage to her. She accepted, and said that after she was married to him, she would tell him what happened that night.  She told him then to make funeral arrangements, so when he left her house; he went straight to the Sowerberry’s home. There he found Noah Clayborn and the maid Charlotte talking of kissing.  He chastises them, appalled that they would discuss or do such things, and satisfied that he completed his task, left. 

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