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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Madame Defarge knitted with nimble fingers and steady eyebrows, and saw nothing.
  • The joker rapped it with his own, took a nimble spring upward, and came down in a fantastic dancing attitude, with one of his stained shoes jerked off his foot into his hand, and held out.
  • "Pastime," said madame, still looking at him with a smile while her fingers moved nimbly.
  • Crouching down in a corner, peeping up the lane, the next object that Young Jerry saw, was the form of his honoured parent, pretty well defined against a watery and clouded moon, nimbly scaling an iron gate.
  • The secret was well kept, and Lucie was unconscious and happy; but he could not fail to observe that the shoemaker, whose hand had been a little out at first, was growing dreadfully skilful, and that he had never been so intent on his work, and that his hands had never been so nimble and expert, as in the dusk of the ninth evening.
  • (I say a horse at a gallop, Tom," returned the guard, leaving his hold of the door, and mounting nimbly to his place.

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  • Jack be nimble. Jack be quick. Jack jump over the candlestick.
  • She watched her daughter’s nimble fingers type instructions into the iPhone.

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