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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Everybody says it is but one of several, and that there will be others—if there are not already—banishing all emigrants, and condemning all to death who return.
  • Charles Evremonde, called Darnay, was accused by the public prosecutor as an emigrant, whose life was forfeit to the Republic, under the decree which banished all emigrants on pain of Death.
  • Mr. Lorry was so exceedingly disconcerted by a question so hard to answer, that he could only look on, at a distance, with much feebler sympathy and humility, while the strong woman, having banished the inn servants under the mysterious penalty of "letting them know" something not mentioned if they stayed there, staring, recovered her charge by a regular series of gradations, and coaxed her to lay her drooping head upon her shoulder.

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  • He was banished from his own country.
  • I tried to banish the thought from my mind.

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