A Tale Of Two Cities Vocabulary List

adust

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All adust and athirst, the two entered the wine-shop.

anatomise

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His collected and calm manner could not prevent her blood from running cold, as he thus tried to anatomise his old condition.

apostrophise

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But it's not worth your while to apostrophise me, or the air, about it; what you want to do, you do.

apostrophising

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"Jerry," said Mr. Cruncher, apostrophising himself in his usual way, "you see that there Cly that day, and you see with your own eyes that he was a young 'un and a straight made 'un."

arabian

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"If thou be changed into this shape by the will of God," say the seers to the enchanted, in the wise Arabian stories, "then remain so!

beamingly

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observed Mr. Lorry, beamingly adjusting his little wig, "that seems probable, too."

breadless

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Not before dark night did the men and women come back to the children, wailing and breadless.

britain

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That, if statues were decreed in Britain, as in ancient Greece and Rome, to public benefactors, this shining citizen would assuredly have had one.

briton

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He was a true Briton, and hoped there were many like him.

butcherly

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You may also tell him, from me, that after abandoning his worldly goods and position to this butcherly mob, I wonder he is not at the head of them.

carmagnole

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This was the Carmagnole.

collectedly

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"You speak collectedly, and you--ARE collected.

cruncher

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Mr. Cruncher had by this time taken quite a lunch of rust off his fingers in his following of the evidence.

echoless

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He worked, and worked, and worked, in silence, and words fell on him as they would have fallen on an echoless wall, or on the air.

englishman

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Even I, safe as an Englishman, and even Tellson's, important as they are to French credit, avoid all naming of the matter.

englishwoman

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I am an Englishwoman."

footpace

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"Come on at a footpace!

forlorner

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It is a forlorn hope at the best, and not much the forlorner for being delayed till dark.

frenchman

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"You speak like a Frenchman."

gloweringly

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The people rudely pictured as drinking in the wine-shops, croaked over their scanty measures of thin wine and beer, and were gloweringly confidential together.

growlingly

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Mr. Cruncher, in an access of loyalty, growlingly repeated the words after Miss Pross, like somebody at church.

halloa

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"Halloa!"

hoarsest

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"That's a Blazing strange answer, too," said he, at his hoarsest.

incommodiousness

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It was an old-fashioned place, moreover, in the moral attribute that the partners in the House were proud of its smallness, proud of its darkness, proud of its ugliness, proud of its incommodiousness.

jaggedly

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Except on the crown, which was raggedly bald, he had stiff, black hair, standing jaggedly all over it, and growing down hill almost to his broad, blunt nose.

linstock

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He had still the linstock of his gun in his own hand.

michaelmas

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What the two drank together, between Hilary Term and Michaelmas, might have floated a king's ship.

mildewy

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The mildewy inside of the coach, with its damp and dirty straw, its disageeable smell, and its obscurity, was rather like a larger dog-kennel.

misdoubted

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There was something so bright and remarkable in his look, that, for the first moment, the prisoner misdoubted him to be an apparition of his own imagining.

newgate

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They hanged at Tyburn, in those days, so the street outside Newgate had not obtained one infamous notoriety that has since attached to it.

observantly

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"Gentlemen," said her husband, who had kept his bright eye observantly upon her, "good day.

ogreish

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Whatever gloss the various spectators put upon the interest, according to their several arts and powers of self-deceit, the interest was, at the root of it, Ogreish.

overfraught

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All the time, our overfraught hearts are beating at a rate that would far outstrip the fastest gallop of the fastest horses ever foaled.

palus

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It had never been a good eye to see with--had long had the mote in it of Lucifer's pride, Sardana--palus's luxury, and a mole's blindness--but it had dropped out and was gone.

peacefullest

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They said of him, about the city that night, that it was the peacefullest man's face ever beheld there.

porkman

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The butcher and the porkman painted up, only the leanest scrags of meat; the baker, the coarsest of meagre loaves.

quainter

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A quainter corner than the corner where the Doctor lived, was not to be found in London.

reaccused

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Reaccused and retaken yesterday.

ruinating

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And here's Mrs. Cruncher, or leastways wos in the Old England times, and would be to-morrow, if cause given, a floppin' again the business to that degree as is ruinating--stark ruinating!

ruing

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he said, ruing his new goblet.

sardana

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It had never been a good eye to see with--had long had the mote in it of Lucifer's pride, Sardana--palus's luxury, and a mole's blindness--but it had dropped out and was gone.

starer

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This had been so very noticeable, so very powerfully and naturally shown, that starers who had had no pity for him were touched by her; and the whisper went about, "Who are they?"

teaboard

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Is the teaboard still there, Lucie?

thames

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You have no more nat'ral sense of duty than the bed of this here Thames river has of a pile, and similarly it must be knocked into you."

theophile

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He handed in the names of two witnesses; Theophile Gabelle, and Alexandre Manette.

tyburn

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They hanged at Tyburn, in those days, so the street outside Newgate had not obtained one infamous notoriety that has since attached to it.

unhandsomely

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"Then, I think," said Mr. Lorry, "that I was very unhandsomely dealt with, and that I ought to have had a voice in the selection of my pattern.

unrobed

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He was unrobed, and was none the better for it in appearance.

whiffed

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He whiffed the compound of scents away, as he put down his smoked-out pipe.

wolfishly

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A joker of an extremely, not to say wolfishly practical character, he looked, under those circumstances.