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tumult
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A Tale of Two Cities
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tumult
Used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Everywhere was tumult, exultation, deafening and maniacal bewilderment, astounding noise, yet furious dumb-show.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • All around outside, too, it beat the walls with a deep, hoarse roar, from which, occasionally, some partial shouts of tumult broke and leaped into the air like spray.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For, the footsteps had become to their minds as the footsteps of a people, tumultuous under a red flag and with their country declared in danger, changed into wild beasts, by terrible enchantment long persisted in.  (not reviewed by editor)

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