A doctor and close associate of the Maylie family, Losborne cares for Oliver when Oliver is recovering from a gunshot wound in the Maylie home. Later, he cares for Rose when she falls ill with fever. Losborne, at the novel's end, moves close to Harry and Rose, as he has become almost a part of the family.
Losborne Quotes in Oliver Twist
The Oliver Twist quotes below are all either spoken by Losborne or refer to Losborne. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Dover Publications edition of Oliver Twist published in 2002.).
Losborne Character Timeline in Oliver Twist
The timeline below shows where the character Losborne appears in Oliver Twist. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Mrs. Maylie, an older and distinguished woman, and her seventeen-year-old niece Miss Rose Maylie. A doctor arrives, breathless, having been shocked by the news of the robbery—the narrator points out, jokingly,... (full context)
...strange, complex story about a robber he once caught named Conkey Chickweed—a story that neither Lorsborne nor the Maylies can follow—Blathers, with Duff, goes upstairs to talk to Oliver. Lorsborne and... (full context)
...seems poised to help her niece, and to fight off melancholy. She dispatches Oliver to Lorsborne's, with a note informing him of Rose's fever. Oliver notices another letter for a man... (full context)
...alerts the house that "the Jew" (Fagin) and another man were there. Harry, Giles, and Lorsborne attempt to find them outside, but cannot—the two seem to have vanished without a trace.... (full context)
...full nature of his backstory, and he is anxious to discover this truth. Brownlow and Lorsborne have also kept the details of Nancy's murder and Sikes' death from the ladies, until... (full context)