a short illness, had died from some affection of the heart.
connected with the thieves, he would deal as leniently with him
'He has been hurt already,' said the old gentleman in conclusion.
'And I fear,' he added, with great energy, looking towards the
bar, 'I really fear that he is ill.'
'Oh! yes, I dare say!' said Mr. Fang, with a sneer. 'Come, none
of your tricks here, you young vagabond; they won't do. What's
Oliver tried to reply but his tongue failed him. He was deadly
pale; and the whole place seemed turning round and round.