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A Tale of Two Cities
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • His judges sat upon the Bench in feathered hats; but the rough red cap and tricoloured cockade was the head-dress otherwise prevailing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Reddening the snowy streets with the prevailing Republican colour, in winding and tramping through them, as they had reddened them below the snow with a deeper dye, they carried him thus into the courtyard of the building where he lived.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: prevailing attitude
as in: reason will prevail
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