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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • As for the roof he vaunted, he might have found that shutting out the sky in a new way—to wit, for ever, from the eyes of the bodies into which its lead was fired, out of the barrels of a hundred thousand muskets.
  • Thrown out of his honourable employment in England, through too much unsuccessful hard swearing there—not because he was not wanted there; our English reasons for vaunting our superiority to secrecy and spies are of very modern date—he knew that he had crossed the Channel, and accepted service in France: first, as a tempter and an eavesdropper among his own countrymen there: gradually, as a tempter and an eavesdropper among the natives.

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  • Betrayed by his vaunted memory!
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • We sit down in a booth by the window, next to the vaunted parking lot.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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