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A Tale of Two Cities
QUOTATION: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,
it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch
of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light,
it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter
of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we
were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other wayin
short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its
noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or evil,
in the superlative degree of comparison only.
The famous opening sentence of A Tale of Two Cities, of which only the first phrase is usually cited.
QUOTATION: A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human
creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every
QUOTATION: Along the Paris streets, the death-carts rumble, hollow
and harsh. Six tumbrils carry the days wine to La Guillotine.
QUOTATION: It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have
ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever
Sydney Cartons thoughts on the scaffold, the closing words of the