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A Tale of Two Cities
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • He wore an odd little sleek crisp flaxen wig, setting very close to his head: which wig, it is to be presumed, was made of hair, but which looked far more as though it were spun from filaments of silk or glass.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I well understand that, even if Miss Manette held me at this moment in her innocent heart—do not think I have the presumption to assume so much— I could retain no place in it against her love for her father.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He watched her as she mused, and the moment she raised her eyes again, went on: "In your adopted country, I presume, I cannot do better than address you as a young English lady, Miss Manette?"  (not reviewed by editor)

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