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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 credulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness…

    – Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities, NY: Barnes of Noble, 1993, 1. 

Any strongly marked expression of face on the part of a chief actor in  a scene of great interest to whom many eyes are directed, will be unconsciously imitated by the spectators.

     – Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities, NY: Barnes of Noble, 1993, 70. 

I perceive your tongue is…and what the tongue is, I suppose the man is.

     – Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities, NY: Barnes of Noble, 1993, 180. 

…The dawning Republic One and Indivisible, of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, or Death.

     – Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities, NY: Barnes of Noble, 1993, 243. 

…The vigorous tenacity of love, always so much stronger than hate…

     – Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities, NY: Barnes of Noble, 1993, 366. 

‘I am the Resurrection and the Life, saith the Lord: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die.’

     – Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities, NY: Barnes of Noble, 1993, 373. 

Charles Dickens died this date, 6/9/1870 at Gadshill, Kent, England.  He wrote many works among which are Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities.

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