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theme
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A Tale of Two Cities
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theme
Used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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  • "No, Jerry, no!" said the messenger, harping on one theme as he rode.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Carton terminated the conversation here, by rising to help him on with his outer coat; "But you," said Mr. Lorry, reverting to the theme, "you are young."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was the popular theme for jests; it was the best cure for headache, it infallibly prevented the hair from turning grey, it imparted a peculiar delicacy to the complexion, it was the National Razor which shaved close: who kissed La Guillotine, looked through the little window and sneezed into the sack.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Among the talkers, was Stryver, of the King's Bench Bar, far on his way to state promotion, and, therefore, loud on the theme: broaching to Monseigneur, his devices for blowing the people up and exterminating them from the face of the earth, and doing without them: and for accomplishing many similar objects akin in their nature to the abolition of eagles by sprinkling salt on the tails of the race.  (not reviewed by editor)

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