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Which sentences in this excerpt from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens reflect the author's satirical tone? "Goodness gracious! Is that you, Mr. Bumble, sir? " said Mrs. Mann, thrusting her head out of the window in well-affected ecstasies of joy. "(Susan, take Oliver and them two brats upstairs, and wash 'em directly.)—My heart alive! Mr. Bumble, how glad I am to see you, sure-ly! " Now, Mr. Bumble was a fat man, and a choleric; so, instead of responding to this open-hearted salutation in a kindred spirit, he gave the little wicket a tremendous shake, and then bestowed upon it a kick which could have emanated from no leg but a beadle's. "Lor, only think," said Mrs. Mann, running out,—for the three boys had been removed by this time,—"only think of that! That I should have forgotten that the gate was bolted on the inside, on account of them dear children! Walk in sir; walk in, pray, Mr. Bumble, do, sir. " Although this invitation was accompanied with a curtsey that might have softened the heart of a church-warden, it by no means mollified the beadle. "Do you think this respectful or proper conduct, Mrs. Mann," inquired Mr. Bumble, grasping his cane, "to keep the parish officers a waiting at your garden-gate, when they come here upon porochial business with the porochial orphans? Are you aweer, Mrs. Mann, that you are, as I may say, a porochial delegate, and a stipendiary? "

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The sentence in the excerpt from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens that reflect the authors’ satirical tone is, ‘Are you aweer, Mrs. Mann, that you are, as I may say, a porochial delegate, and a stipendiary?’. Mr. bumble is a church warden however he also receives a specific amount of cash which was, at that time, is unlikely for a church warden.

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