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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • When the wine was gone, and the places where it had been most abundant were raked into a gridiron-pattern by fingers, these demonstrations ceased, as suddenly as they had broken out.
  • The Judges having to take part in a public demonstration out of doors, the Tribunal adjourned.

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  • —I doubt if they durst spare him after the demonstration in the court.
  • Besides these Dervishes, were other three who had rushed into another sect, which mended matters with a jargon about "the Centre of Truth:" holding that Man had got out of the Centre of Truth—which did not need much demonstration—but had not got out of the Circumference, and that he was to be kept from flying out of the Circumference, and was even to be shoved back into the Centre, by fasting and seeing of spirits.
  • The mender of roads was now coming to himself, and was mistrustful of having made a mistake in his late demonstrations; but no. "You are the fellow we want," said Defarge, in his ear; "you make these fools believe that it will last for ever.

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as in: It demonstrates my point. Define
to show
as in: demonstrate to protest Define
a public display supporting a cause -- usually joining with others in a political protest
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