A Tale of Two Cities Quotes

A Tale of Two Cities Quotes by Charles Dickens

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A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
A Tale of Two Cities Quotes

A Tale of Two Cities is the twelfth novel by Charles Dickens. The book was published in weekly installments in All the Year Round from April through November of 1859.

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That glorious vision of doing good, which is so often the sanguine mirage of so many good minds, arose before him. ~ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens He knew enough of the world to know that there is nothing in it better than the faithful service of the heart. ~ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. ~ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens "Judiciously show a cat milk, if you wish her to thirst for it. Judiciously show a dog his natural prey, if you wish him to bring it down one day." ~ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens The wind is rushing after us, and the clouds are flying after us, and the moon is plunging after us, and the whole wild night is in pursuit of us; but, so far we are pursued by nothing else. ~ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens He lowered the window, and looked out at the rising sun. There was a ridge of ploughed land, with a plough upon it where it had been left last night when the horses were unyoked; beyond, a quiet coppice-wood, in which many leaves of burning red and golden yellow still remained upon the trees. Though the earth was cold and wet, the sky was clear, and the sun rose bright, placid, and beautiful. ~ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to heaven, we were all going direct the other way--in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. ~ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens She was truest to them in the season of trial, as all the quietly loyal and good will always be. ~ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known. ~ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens Chateau and hut, stone face and dangling figure, the red stain on the stone floor, and the pure water in the village well--thousands of acres of land--a whole province of France--all France itself--lay under the night sky, concentrated into a faint hairbreadth line. So does a whole world, with all its greatnesses and littlenesses, lie in a twinkling star. And as mere human knowledge can split a ray of light and analyse the manner of its composition, so, sublimer intelligences may read in the feeble shining of this earth of ours, every thought and act, every vice and virtue, of every responsible creature on it. ~ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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