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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Mr. Darnay had kissed her hand fervently and gratefully, and had turned to Mr. Stryver, whom he warmly thanked.
  • Could you tell her so for me, with my fervent acknowledgments?
  • Which I entreated you to believe, again and again, most fervently, with all my heart, was capable of better things, Mr. Carton!
  • "It is a tone of fervent admiration, true homage, and deep love, Doctor Manette!" he said deferentially.
  • O my dear, my dear, will you bless me as fervently to-morrow?
  • His manner was so fervent and inspiring, that Mr. Lorry caught the flame, and was as quick as youth.
  • The Vengeance and Jacques Three vied with each other in their fervent protestations that she was the most admirable and marvellous of witnesses.
  • That night—it was the fourteenth of August—he sat up late, and wrote two fervent letters; one was to Lucie, explaining the strong obligation he was under to go to Paris, and showing her, at length, the reasons that he had, for feeling confident that he could become involved in no personal danger there; the other was to the Doctor, confiding Lucie and their dear child to his care, and dwelling on the same topics with the strongest assurances.

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  • a fervent desire to change society
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