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    Quote Originally Posted by rogue06 View Post
    "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"

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    Quote Originally Posted by rogue06 View Post
    "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"

    When we had to read it in High School we wasted nearly an entire week as the teacher tried to explain that to two particularly dense students
    Best beginning sentence in literature, and best ending sentence in literature, as well.


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    Dog River.
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    I thought of the opening to A Tale of Two Cities in the thread awhile back about an author who was claiming that Proverbs contradicts itself because of back to back proverbs stating the opposite thing. Nobody says that Dickens is contradicting himself...
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingsGambit View Post
    I thought of the opening to A Tale of Two Cities in the thread awhile back about an author who was claiming that Proverbs contradicts itself because of back to back proverbs stating the opposite thing. Nobody says that Dickens is contradicting himself...
    I heard this in today's sermon, don't know who said it. It was quoted without a reference.

    "You don't reject scripture because it contradicts itself. You reject scripture because it contradicts you".

    I think that's true. But perhaps for another thread............


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    Quote Originally Posted by The Melody Maker View Post
    Dog River.
    Saskatchewan!


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    Quote Originally Posted by mossrose View Post
    Tale of Two Cities. Charles Dickens.

    Even though they are real cities, the novel is fictitious.

    I am Punkinhead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cerebrum123 View Post
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    City of Shadowspawn and Tempus

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