A Tale of Two Cities - Book 1, Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, Chapter 6 Summary

Lucie now meets her father. He has not gotten over the prison. He is bending over his shoemaker's bench making a lady's walking shoe, a task far below his station as an experimental medical practitioner. Lucie strains to see him in the dim light. The former prisoner barely recognizes Defarge, his protector, much less Lorry, his old business associate. When they are finally introduced, he recognizes her hair as similar to a few strands he has kept with him at all times since the prison. Holding him and rocking him with great love and tenderness, she tells Doctor Manette that she is here to rescue him, to take him back to England. Lorry and Defarge get ready for the journey, while Lucie stays with him. As they are leaving, the Doctor mutters, "One Hundred and Five. North Tower." He half thinks is still in the...

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