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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • "Well!" said that good-natured emissary, after a full half-hour of bootless attempts to bring him round to the question.
  • For, all things moved so fast, and decree followed decree with that fierce precipitation, that now upon the third night of the autumn month of September, patriot emissaries of the law were in possession of Monseigneur’s house, and had marked it with the tri-colour, and were drinking brandy in its state apartments.
  • Barsad," he went on, in the tone of one who really was looking over a hand at cards: "Sheep of the prisons, emissary of Republican committees, now turnkey, now prisoner, always spy and secret informer, so much the more valuable here for being English that an Englishman is less open to suspicion of subornation in those characters than a Frenchman, represents himself to his employers under a false name.

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  • The president’s emissary says she aims to restart peace talks by the end of July.
  • The North Koreans want a high-powered U.S. emissary for the meeting.

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