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The Seine
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A Tale of Two Cities
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The Seine
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • A murky red and yellow sky, and a rising mist from the Seine, denoted the approach of darkness.
  • …burial-places, reserved, as they wrote upon the gates, for Eternal Sleep; in the abounding gaols; and in the streets along which the sixties rolled to a death which had become so common and material, that no sorrowful story of a haunting Spirit ever arose among the people out of all the working of the Guillotine; with a solemn interest in the whole life and death of the city settling down to its short nightly pause in fury; Sydney Carton crossed the Seine again for the lighter streets.
  • "One cloudy moonlight night, in the third week of December (I think the twenty-second of the month) in the year 1757, I was walking on a retired part of the quay by the Seine for the refreshment of the frosty air, at an hour’s distance from my place of residence in the Street of the School of Medicine, when a carriage came along behind me, driven very fast.

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  • She remembered standing at the edge of the Seine with him, watching the light catch his hair, as fine and fair as the feathery stems of a dandelion clock.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • They walk to the Pantheon, or to a flower market, or along the Seine.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See

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