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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • That, in the first frantic greetings lavished on himself as a notable sufferer under the overthrown system, it had been accorded to him to have Charles Darnay brought before the lawless Court, and examined.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • According to its nature.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • According to the immemorial usage of waiters in all ages.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Decidedly not; once received a kick on the top of a staircase, and fell downstairs of his own accord.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is in vain I represent that I have acted for them, and not against, according to your commands.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On these few steps of his dangerous way, Charles Darnay had set his foot according to Doctor Manette's reiterated instructions.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Sow the same seed of rapacious license and oppression over again, and it will surely yield the same fruit according to its kind.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Whatever gloss the various spectators put upon the interest, according to their several arts and powers of self-deceit, the interest was, at the root of it, Ogreish.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The mender of roads went home, with the dust going on before him according to the set of the wind, and was soon at the fountain, squeezing himself in among the lean kine brought there to drink, and appearing even to whisper to them in his whispering to all the village.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The rough, irregular stones of the street, pointing every way, and designed, one might have thought, expressly to lame all living creatures that approached them, had dammed it into little pools; these were surrounded, each by its own jostling group or crowd, according to its size.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The water of the fountain ran, the swift river ran, the day ran into evening, so much life in the city ran into death according to rule, time and tide waited for no man, the rats were sleeping close together in their dark holes again, the Fancy Ball was lighted up at supper, all things ran their course.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Expressive sips of what made them poor, were not wanting; the tax for the state, the tax for the church, the tax for the lord, tax local and tax general, were to be paid here and to be paid there, according to solemn inscription in the little village, until the wonder was, that there was any village left unswallowed.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: accord her the respect deserved
as in: according to, or in accord with
as in: reached an accord
as in: done of her own accord
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