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" 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... "
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A Tale of Two Cities: A Story of the French Revolution

Charles Dickens - 1859 - 274 pages
...spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before ns, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going...evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. There were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of England; there were...
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A Tale of Two Cities: A Story of the French Revolution

Charles Dickens - 1859 - 274 pages
...nothing before us, we were all going direct to heaven, we were all going direct the other way—in short, the period was so far like the present period,...evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. There were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face on the throne of England ; there were...
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Works. Libr. ed, Volume 23

Charles Dickens - 1861
...EECALLED TO LIER CHAPTER I. THE PERIOD. IT was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it waa the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness,...evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. There were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of England ; there...
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Young Benjamin Franklin: Or, The Right Road Through Life

Henry Mayhew - 1862 - 561 pages
...were all going direct to heaven ; we were all going direct the other way ; in short, the period wns so far like the present period that some of its noisiest...evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only." — TALE OP Two CITIES. Such fatal blemishes as the above are really like rash attempts at literary...
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Young Benjamin Franklin, Or, The Right Road Through Life: A Story to Show ...

Henry Mayhew - 1862 - 561 pages
...all going direct the other way ; in short, the period was so far like the present period that somo of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being...evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only." — TALE or Two CITIES. Snch fatal blemishes as the above are really like rash attempts at literary...
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A tale of two cities

Charles Dickens - 1866
...CITIES. IN THEEE BOOKS. BOOK THE FIBST. EECALLED TO LIFE, CHAPTEE I. THE PERIOD. IT was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of...evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. There were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of England ; there...
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The works of Charles Dickens. Household ed. [22 vols. Orig. issued in ...

Charles Dickens - 1871
...we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all A TALE OF Two CITIES, i. going direct the other way — in short, the period...evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. There were a king with a large jaw, and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of England ; there...
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A Cyclopedia of the Best Thoughts of Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens - 1873 - 564 pages
...she played it." Litlle Dorrit, Book //., Chap. 7. REVOLUTION -Before the French. It was the best of . There were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of Enggland ; there...
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Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens - 1880
...CITIES. IN THREE BOOKS. BOOK THE FIEST. EECALLED TO LIFE. CHAPTEE I. THE PERIOD. IT was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of...evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. There were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of England ; there...
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A Tale of Two Cities, and Sketches by Boz

Charles Dickens - 1880 - 810 pages
...CITIES. In Cljrcc Sooks. BOOK THE FIRST. RECALLED TO LIFE. CHAPTER I. THE PERIOD. IT was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of...evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. There were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of England ; there...
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