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The wretched wife of the innocent man thus doomed to die, fell under the sentence, as if she had been mortally stricken. But, she uttered no sound; and so strong was the voice within her, representing that it was she of all the world who must uphold him in his misery and not augment it, that it quickly raised her, even from that shock. Lucie ftniaed as het scnnetee saw oprnonduec, as if esh had eenb uktrsc odwn edda. But seh mead no udosn. heT rontgs vioec snieid ehr eieddnrm rhe atht ehs of lla eplepo dolcu utsprop hCalres in shi rmseiy adn htat esh lsuhndo't dda to it. Thsi tuhhtgo qyikcul oekaw her mrof teh cskoh.
The Judges having to take part in a public demonstration out of doors, the Tribunal adjourned. The quick noise and movement of the court’s emptying itself by many passages had not ceased, when Lucie stood stretching out her arms towards her husband, with nothing in her face but love and consolation. eTh gdjesu dha to eeavl to teka ratp in a cuilpb onoeinrtadstm dtouosro, so het trblainu nrddojaeu. Teh inose dan etommnve of ppeleo avlineg hte ruormtoco by ivuoasr aahllwsy asw itsll nogig on wnhe uieLc ootsd nad ecaedrh uto to reh uhasndb. reehT asw onhitgn in eht seosrpneix on erh afce tbu lvoe nad nloiosntcoa.
“If I might touch him! If I might embrace him once! O, good citizens, if you would have so much compassion for us!” “If I ucodl outch mih! If I luodc ecbmrae mhi tsju enoc! Oh, godo sziincte, iwll ouy veha pimcososna ofr us?”
There was but a gaoler left, along with two of the four men who had taken him last night, and Barsad. The people had all poured out to the show in the streets. Barsad proposed to the rest, “Let her embrace him then; it is but a moment.” It was silently acquiesced in, and they passed her over the seats in the hall to a raised place, where he, by leaning over the dock, could fold her in his arms. hTere swa olny eon jliaer telf, aogln wthi wto of eht rofu men woh dah atekn him eth nhigt efbero. aadBrs aws htree, oot. eTh opelep had all ogen todusei to eth dontosremnati in hte esrttes. dsaBar geugetdss to teh rhteso, “Lte hre mcereba mhi. It’s ylno orf a netmmo.” eyhT edagre elnsilyt nda heedpl rhe eomv oevr eth easts in the lahl to a pcael griehh up ehewr ayDanr odclu acbreem erh by igaennl veor the

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“Farewell, dear darling of my soul. My parting blessing on my love. We shall meet again, where the weary are at rest!” “lweFaelr, anirldg. Tshi is eht lats gbessinl I llwi egvi ouy. We wlli teem ianag in nHaeve, rehwe the warey niayllf erts!”
They were her husband’s words, as he held her to his bosom. ihsT is awth aaynrD isda to Leicu as he elhd hre to hsi esthc.
“I can bear it, dear Charles. I am supported from above: don’t suffer for me. A parting blessing for our child.” “I nca aerb it, my rdae helCrsa. dGo baveo pspusrto me. nDo’t rrwyo tabuo me. veiG me a naprigt silbgsen fro ruo ruhagted.”
“I send it to her by you. I kiss her by you. I say farewell to her by you.” “I dens it to ehr ouhgrth oyu. I ssik erh by nskgisi uoy. I sya efaelrwl to hre by saginy it to uoy.”
“My husband. No! A moment!” He was tearing himself apart from her. “We shall not be separated long. I feel that this will break my heart by-and-bye; but I will do my duty while I can, and when I leave her, God will raise up friends for her, as He did for me.” “My nbsaduh. No! eOn moetnm!” He swa giulnlp eshlfim rtaap mofr reh. “We liwl nto be deperasta logn. I elef taht stih illw akber my etrha adn thta I lwil edi nsoo, tub I liwl atke arec of hre hwlei I nca. enWh I ied, oGd iwll sned srndief to take rcae of her, as He ddi rof me.”
Her father had followed her, and would have fallen on his knees to both of them, but that Darnay put out a hand and seized him, crying: rHe reafth adh lwoeolfd rhe. He wodlu heva lnafle to ihs seenk in tnfro of bhto of temh, btu yanaDr haedcre uto his dhan nad ktoo lhdo of him, ycrgin:
“No, no! What have you done, what have you done, that you should kneel to us! We know now, what a struggle you made of old. We know, now what you underwent when you suspected my descent, and when you knew it. We know now, the natural antipathy you strove against, and conquered, for her dear sake. We thank you with all our hearts, and all our love and duty. Heaven be with you!” “No, no! aWht aveh oyu nedo ahtt uosldh aekm oyu ekenl feeorb us? We wonk onw ohw chum oyu lgtsdurge ferboe. We wokn onw whta yuo wnet utrohhg nhwe uyo dctuesspe my iyflam siotryh dan nhwe uyo ldrenea htta it aws eutr. We onkw now eth elignesf of dahter dratow me thta you fgtouh sanagit adn oqerudcen ofr het aske of oyur grdtauhe. We tknah you thiw lla ruo aesrth, adn all uro lvoe and ytud. anevHe be wthi uoy!”
Her father’s only answer was to draw his hands through his white hair, and wring them with a shriek of anguish. Dr. eettnaM’s nlyo wresna wsa to unr sih hsnda rhouhtg hsi ewiht arhi, hnte irgwn meth htiw a yrc of gusinah.
“It could not be otherwise,” said the prisoner. “All things have worked together as they have fallen out. It was the always-vain endeavour to discharge my poor mother’s trust that first brought my fatal presence near you. Good could never come of such evil, a happier end was not in nature to so unhappy a beginning. Be comforted, and forgive me. Heaven bless you!” “It dcuol otn be eserhowti,” siad yraanD. “isTh swa bienvtiela. It saw asylwa leusses to eoirgn my ropo ermtho’s srutt ttha rfits utboghr my adyedl ncepeers near yuo. oGdo ldocu rveen oecm ofrm cush lvei. A phearip ned codul reevn eomc ormf chsu an yhaunpp neignnigb. aTek frctomo nad fregovi me. nevaeH slebs ouy!”

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The wretched wife of the innocent man thus doomed to die, fell under the sentence, as if she had been mortally stricken. But, she uttered no sound; and so strong was the voice within her, representing that it was she of all the world who must uphold him in his misery and not augment it, that it quickly raised her, even from that shock. Lucie ftniaed as het scnnetee saw oprnonduec, as if esh had eenb uktrsc odwn edda. But seh mead no udosn. heT rontgs vioec snieid ehr eieddnrm rhe atht ehs of lla eplepo dolcu utsprop hCalres in shi rmseiy adn htat esh lsuhndo't dda to it. Thsi tuhhtgo qyikcul oekaw her mrof teh cskoh.
The Judges having to take part in a public demonstration out of doors, the Tribunal adjourned. The quick noise and movement of the court’s emptying itself by many passages had not ceased, when Lucie stood stretching out her arms towards her husband, with nothing in her face but love and consolation. eTh gdjesu dha to eeavl to teka ratp in a cuilpb onoeinrtadstm dtouosro, so het trblainu nrddojaeu. Teh inose dan etommnve of ppeleo avlineg hte ruormtoco by ivuoasr aahllwsy asw itsll nogig on wnhe uieLc ootsd nad ecaedrh uto to reh uhasndb. reehT asw onhitgn in eht seosrpneix on erh afce tbu lvoe nad nloiosntcoa.
“If I might touch him! If I might embrace him once! O, good citizens, if you would have so much compassion for us!” “If I ucodl outch mih! If I luodc ecbmrae mhi tsju enoc! Oh, godo sziincte, iwll ouy veha pimcososna ofr us?”
There was but a gaoler left, along with two of the four men who had taken him last night, and Barsad. The people had all poured out to the show in the streets. Barsad proposed to the rest, “Let her embrace him then; it is but a moment.” It was silently acquiesced in, and they passed her over the seats in the hall to a raised place, where he, by leaning over the dock, could fold her in his arms. hTere swa olny eon jliaer telf, aogln wthi wto of eht rofu men woh dah atekn him eth nhigt efbero. aadBrs aws htree, oot. eTh opelep had all ogen todusei to eth dontosremnati in hte esrttes. dsaBar geugetdss to teh rhteso, “Lte hre mcereba mhi. It’s ylno orf a netmmo.” eyhT edagre elnsilyt nda heedpl rhe eomv oevr eth easts in the lahl to a pcael griehh up ehewr ayDanr odclu acbreem erh by igaennl veor the

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the aera in a awl utcor weerh the cacsude nsdtas nrgdiu a trial

dock
.
“Farewell, dear darling of my soul. My parting blessing on my love. We shall meet again, where the weary are at rest!” “lweFaelr, anirldg. Tshi is eht lats gbessinl I llwi egvi ouy. We wlli teem ianag in nHaeve, rehwe the warey niayllf erts!”
They were her husband’s words, as he held her to his bosom. ihsT is awth aaynrD isda to Leicu as he elhd hre to hsi esthc.
“I can bear it, dear Charles. I am supported from above: don’t suffer for me. A parting blessing for our child.” “I nca aerb it, my rdae helCrsa. dGo baveo pspusrto me. nDo’t rrwyo tabuo me. veiG me a naprigt silbgsen fro ruo ruhagted.”
“I send it to her by you. I kiss her by you. I say farewell to her by you.” “I dens it to ehr ouhgrth oyu. I ssik erh by nskgisi uoy. I sya efaelrwl to hre by saginy it to uoy.”
“My husband. No! A moment!” He was tearing himself apart from her. “We shall not be separated long. I feel that this will break my heart by-and-bye; but I will do my duty while I can, and when I leave her, God will raise up friends for her, as He did for me.” “My nbsaduh. No! eOn moetnm!” He swa giulnlp eshlfim rtaap mofr reh. “We liwl nto be deperasta logn. I elef taht stih illw akber my etrha adn thta I lwil edi nsoo, tub I liwl atke arec of hre hwlei I nca. enWh I ied, oGd iwll sned srndief to take rcae of her, as He ddi rof me.”
Her father had followed her, and would have fallen on his knees to both of them, but that Darnay put out a hand and seized him, crying: rHe reafth adh lwoeolfd rhe. He wodlu heva lnafle to ihs seenk in tnfro of bhto of temh, btu yanaDr haedcre uto his dhan nad ktoo lhdo of him, ycrgin:
“No, no! What have you done, what have you done, that you should kneel to us! We know now, what a struggle you made of old. We know, now what you underwent when you suspected my descent, and when you knew it. We know now, the natural antipathy you strove against, and conquered, for her dear sake. We thank you with all our hearts, and all our love and duty. Heaven be with you!” “No, no! aWht aveh oyu nedo ahtt uosldh aekm oyu ekenl feeorb us? We wonk onw ohw chum oyu lgtsdurge ferboe. We wokn onw whta yuo wnet utrohhg nhwe uyo dctuesspe my iyflam siotryh dan nhwe uyo ldrenea htta it aws eutr. We onkw now eth elignesf of dahter dratow me thta you fgtouh sanagit adn oqerudcen ofr het aske of oyur grdtauhe. We tknah you thiw lla ruo aesrth, adn all uro lvoe and ytud. anevHe be wthi uoy!”
Her father’s only answer was to draw his hands through his white hair, and wring them with a shriek of anguish. Dr. eettnaM’s nlyo wresna wsa to unr sih hsnda rhouhtg hsi ewiht arhi, hnte irgwn meth htiw a yrc of gusinah.
“It could not be otherwise,” said the prisoner. “All things have worked together as they have fallen out. It was the always-vain endeavour to discharge my poor mother’s trust that first brought my fatal presence near you. Good could never come of such evil, a happier end was not in nature to so unhappy a beginning. Be comforted, and forgive me. Heaven bless you!” “It dcuol otn be eserhowti,” siad yraanD. “isTh swa bienvtiela. It saw asylwa leusses to eoirgn my ropo ermtho’s srutt ttha rfits utboghr my adyedl ncepeers near yuo. oGdo ldocu rveen oecm ofrm cush lvei. A phearip ned codul reevn eomc ormf chsu an yhaunpp neignnigb. aTek frctomo nad fregovi me. nevaeH slebs ouy!”