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A Tale of Two Cities
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • There was yet an upper staircase, of a steeper inclination and of contracted dimensions, to be ascended, before the garret story was reached.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They persisted in changing colour sometimes, and they would be occasionally dilated and contracted by something like a faint pulsation; then, they gave a look of treachery, and cruelty, to the whole countenance.  (not reviewed by editor)

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