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thus
used in A Tale of Two Cities

31 uses
  • Thus Miss Pross, with a shake of her head and a flash of her eyes between every rapid sentence, and every rapid sentence a whole breath.
    3.14 — The Knitting Done (76% in)
  • Thus did the year one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five conduct their Greatnesses, and myriads of small creatures—the creatures of this chronicle among the rest—along the roads that lay before them.
    1.1 — The Period (96% in)
  • Thus engaged, with her right elbow supported by her left hand, Madame Defarge said nothing when her lord came in, but coughed just one grain of cough.
    1.5 — The Wine-shop (46% in)
  • Mr. Jarvis Lorry and Miss Manette, emerging from the wine-shop thus, joined Monsieur Defarge in the doorway to which he had directed his own company just before.
    1.5 — The Wine-shop (63% in)
  • Thus, Monsieur Defarge, in a stern voice, to Mr. Lorry, as they began ascending the stairs.
    1.5 — The Wine-shop (66% in)
  • Thus it had come to pass, that Tellson's was the triumphant perfection of inconvenience.
    2.1 — Five Years Later (9% in)
  • Thus, Tellson's, in its day, like greater places of business, its contemporaries, had taken so many lives, that, if the heads laid low before it had been ranged on Temple Bar instead of being privately disposed of, they would probably have excluded what little light the ground floor had, in a rather significant manner.
    2.1 — Five Years Later (29% in)
  • Having thus given his parent God speed, young Jerry seated himself on the stool, entered on his reversionary interest in the straw his father had been chewing, and cogitated.
    2.1 — Five Years Later (98% in)
  • Allowing for my learned friend's appearance being careless and slovenly if not debauched, they were sufficiently like each other to surprise, not only the witness, but everybody present, when they were thus brought into comparison.
    2.3 — A Disappointment (68% in)
  • It fell out that he was thus engaged in a season when crowds were few, and belated women few, and when his affairs in general were so unprosperous as to awaken a strong suspicion in his breast that Mrs. Cruncher must have been "flopping" in some pointed manner, when an unusual concourse pouring down Fleet-street westward, attracted his attention.
    2.14 — The Honest Tradesman (7% in)
  • Thus, with beer-drinking, pipe-smoking, song-roaring, and infinite caricaturing of woe, the disorderly procession went its way, recruiting at every step, and all the shops shutting up before it.
    2.14 — The Honest Tradesman (31% in)
  • Thus the evening wore away with the Cruncher family, until Young Jerry was ordered to bed, and his mother, laid under similar injunctions, obeyed them.
    2.14 — The Honest Tradesman (58% in)
  • As Young Jerry, thus encouraged, went on a few yards in advance, to plant the stool in the shadow of the Bar, Mr. Cruncher added to himself: "Jerry, you honest tradesman, there's hopes wot that boy will yet be a blessing to you, and a recompense to you for his mother!"
    2.14 — The Honest Tradesman (99% in)
  • Thus, Saint Antoine in this vinous feature of his, until midday.
    2.15 — Knitting (10% in)
  • His collected and calm manner could not prevent her blood from running cold, as he thus tried to anatomise his old condition.
    2.17 — One Night (68% 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 (48% in)
  • Thus, the rustling of an Angel's wings got blended with the other echoes, and they were not wholly of earth, but had in them that breath of Heaven.
    2.21 — Echoing Footsteps (11% in)
  • Thus Defarge of the wine-shop, still at his gun, which had long grown hot.
    2.21 — Echoing Footsteps (56% in)
  • Thus it was, however; and the last drop of blood having been extracted from the flints, and the last screw of the rack having been turned so often that its purchase crumbled, and it now turned and turned with nothing to bite, Monseigneur began to run away from a phenomenon so low and unaccountable.
    2.23 — Fire Rises (9% in)
  • Thus, Doctor Manette.
    3.4 — Calm in Storm (38% in)
  • Yet the current of the time swept by, so strong and deep, and carried the time away so fiercely, that Charles had lain in prison one year and three months when the Doctor was thus steady and confident.
    3.4 — Calm in Storm (93% in)
  • The maidenly bosom bared to this, the pretty almost-child's head thus distracted, the delicate foot mincing in this slough of blood and dirt, were types of the disjointed time.
    3.5 — The Wood-Sawyer (73% in)
  • When a name was called, its owner stepped apart into a spot reserved for those who were announced as being thus fatally recorded.
    3.6 — Triumph (4% in)
  • 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.
    3.6 — Triumph (87% in)
  • "Adieu, Mr. Barsad," said the former; "our arrangement thus made, you have nothing to fear from me."
    3.9 — The Game Made (20% in)
  • It was The Vengeance who, amidst the warm commendations of the audience, thus assisted the proceedings.
    3.9 — The Game Made (94% in)
  • The wretched wife of the innocent man thus doomed to die, fell under the sentence, as if she had been mortally stricken.
    3.11 — Dusk (1% in)
  • Thus, had he come through the hours, to the day when the fifty-two heads were to fall.
    3.13 — Fifty-two (23% in)
  • Madame Defarge beckoned the Juryman and The Vengeance a little nearer to the door, and there expounded her further views to them thus: "She will now be at home, awaiting the moment of his death.
    3.14 — The Knitting Done (22% in)
  • Thus accoutred, and walking with the confident tread of such a character, and with the supple freedom of a woman who had habitually walked in her girlhood, bare-foot and bare-legged, on the brown sea-sand, Madame Defarge took her way along the streets.
    3.14 — The Knitting Done (34% in)
  • Thus Miss Pross, who had never struck a blow in her life.
    3.14 — The Knitting Done (77% in)

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