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A Tale of Two Cities
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Gradually, these strings of ragged people shortened and frayed away; and then poor lights began to shine in high windows, and slender fires were made in the streets, at which neighbours cooked in common, afterwards supping at their doors.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: frayed cloth
as in: frayed nerves
as in: into the fray
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