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used in A Tale of Two Cities

8 uses
  • Thus, Monsieur Defarge, in a stern voice, to Mr. Lorry, as they began ascending the stairs.
    1.5 — The Wine-shop (66% in)
  • Mr. Lorry's spirits grew heavier and heavier, as he and his two companions ascended higher and higher.
    1.5 — The Wine-shop (69% in)
  • There was yet an upper staircase, of a steeper inclination and of contracted dimensions, to be ascended, before the garret story was reached.
    1.5 — The Wine-shop (76% in)
  • I leaving my work on the road, the sun going to bed, the carriage of the Marquis slowly ascending the hill, he hanging by the chain—like this.
    2.15 — Knitting (24% in)
  • When he came back, he ascended the old staircase alone, having asked no question of the servant; going thus into the Doctor's rooms, he was stopped by a low sound of knocking.
    2.18 — Nine Days (47% in)
  • When they had ascended forty steps (the prisoner of half an hour already counted them), the gaoler opened a low black door, and they passed into a solitary cell.
    3.1 — In Secret (91% in)
  • They passed through the intervening streets as quickly as they might, ascended the staircase of the new domicile, were admitted by Jerry, and found Lucie weeping, alone.
    3.3 — The Shadow (40% in)
  • I was conducted to this chamber straight, the cries growing louder as we ascended the stairs, and I found a patient in a high fever of the brain, lying on a bed.
    3.10 — The Substance of the Shadow (17% in)

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