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A Tale of Two Cities Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 3, Chapter 2 Summary

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Book 3, Chapter 2 Summary

Tellson's Bank in France had an air of decadence about it with the whitewashed Cupid over the counter and the orange-trees in the courtyard. Hearing the hum of the City, Lorry thanks God that his loved ones are protected and faraway. Shortly after this prayer, he greets with dismay Lucie and her father and finds that, indeed, Charles is in La Force prison. There is a grindstone near-by. Workers come there to sharpen their knives and hatchets, their implements of death. Doctor Manette summons some of these patriots to help him. His reputation is still intact as a former resident of the Bastille.

Book 3, Chapter 2 Analysis

More irony as Lorry finds that not only is he not alone in Paris, but that most of those he cares about are certainly there. It is symbolic that a giant grindstone is placed besides Tellson's Bank where swords...

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