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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... "
Large-Scale Disasters: Prediction, Control, and Mitigation - Page 1
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The Handwriting on the Wall

J. C. Cooper - 1903 - 377 pages
...it was the epoch of incredulity; it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness; itrwas the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair;...evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only." MACAULAY'S PREDICTION. The Paris Figaro quotes the following extracts of a letter written in 1857 by...
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A tale of two cities, with intr., notes, and analytical list of characters

Charles Dickens - 1904
...TALE OF TWO CITIES. $n 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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The works of Charles Dickens. Complete ed, Volume 1

Charles Dickens - 1908
...CITIES IN THREE BOOKS * ' 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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A Tale of Two Cities: Mystery of Edwin Drood : with Introduction, Critical ...

Charles Dickens - 1908 - 638 pages
...CITIES, LIST THKEE pOOKS. BOOK THE FIRST.-RECALLED TO LIFE. CHAPTER I. MV; 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...
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The Works of Charles Dickens in Thirty-four [i.e. Thirty-eight ..., Volume 21

Charles Dickens - 1868
...TALE OF TWO CITIES. In BOOK THE FIRST. EECALLED 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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A tale of two cities, ed. by H.G. Buckler and L. Mason

Charles Dickens - 1909 - 412 pages
...TWO CITIES IN THREE BOOKS 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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Composition Planning

John Baker Opdycke - 1913 - 344 pages
...particulars, impressions, and contrasts — in giving us a picture of 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. EXERCISE I. Write out the paragraphs for the illustrative paragraph plans that are presented in this...
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Composition Planning

John Baker Opdycke - 1913 - 344 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. EXERCISE • I. Write out the paragraphs for the illustrative paragraph plans that are presented in...
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Studies in the Scriptures

Charles Taze Russell - 1914
...foolishness ; it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch ot incredulity; it was the season of light, \* was the season of darkness; it was the spring of hope,...evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. ' ' While we see the same causes operating throughout the world to-day, to produce similar results...
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A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens - 1922 - 412 pages
...THE FIRST RECALLED TO LIFE CHAPTER I THE PERIOD i*3 was the best of times, it was the worst of *imes, it was 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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