A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

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mtextbox By mtextbox Updated Sep 28, 2006

A Tale of Two Cities 

By Charles Dickens 

I 

The Period 

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. 

There were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of England; there were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a fair face, on the throne of France. In both countries it was clearer than crystal to the lords of the State preserves of loaves and fishes, that things in general were settled fo...

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  • classic
  • dickens
  • fiction
  • literature
inneffabble inneffabble Jul 10, 2017
This book was long asf and I'm so relived to finish it. Like bruh
playful_fantasist playful_fantasist Jun 02, 2016
I can't believe I came this far. This story is just getting more interesting.
Clonna Clonna Mar 25, 2016
It has been more than  9 years ago since this first book posted on wattpad.
                              I hope this account active and write new stories for the readers.
Maqariin Maqariin Dec 21, 2016
You reeeeaaaaalllllyyy need to get some covers for your books 😐
Princess-of-the-Pen Princess-of-the-Pen Jan 09, 2016
First ever book on Wattpad.... and man was it long. I didn't even read it, just trying to get to the comments and I was probably scrolling for two or more minutes to get to the end...
ChronicCreator ChronicCreator Apr 11, 2012
First-ever book in Wattpad to be uploaded. <3 It was uploaded on Sept. 27, 2006! :D