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A Tale of Two Cities

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“Yes, sir.” “Yes, sir.”
Hastily written on the paper was the word “ACQUITTED.” The word Acquitted had been quickly scribbled down on the paper.
“If you had sent the message, `Recalled to Life,’ again,” muttered Jerry, as he turned, “I should have known what you meant, this time.” “If you had sent the message ‘Brought back to life’ again I would have understood it this time,” muttered Jerry.
He had no opportunity of saying, or so much as thinking, anything else, until he was clear of the Old Bailey; for, the crowd came pouring out with a vehemence that nearly took him off his legs, and a loud buzz swept into the street as if the baffled blue-flies were dispersing in search of other carrion. Jerry didn’t have time to say or think anything else until he was out of the Old Bailey. The crowd came pouring out of the courtroom so quickly that they nearly knocked him over, and their loud buzz spread into the streets as if they were flies in search of other carrion.

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