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1  The sound of a horse at a gallop came fast and furiously up the hill.
A Tale of Two Cities By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II. The Mail
2  He did so, and the two patriots, leading his tired horse, turned and rode away without entering the city.
A Tale of Two Cities By Charles Dickens
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3  The panting of the horses communicated a tremulous motion to the coach, as if it were in a state of agitation.
A Tale of Two Cities By Charles Dickens
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4  The rider's horse was blown, and both horse and rider were covered with mud, from the hoofs of the horse to the hat of the man.
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5  A faint murmur arose about the house from the few people who were left there, and there was a saddling of a horse and riding away.
A Tale of Two Cities By Charles Dickens
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6  The figures of a horse and rider came slowly through the eddying mist, and came to the side of the mail, where the passenger stood.
A Tale of Two Cities By Charles Dickens
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7  The emphatic horse, cut short by the whip in a most decided negative, made a decided scramble for it, and the three other horses followed suit.
A Tale of Two Cities By Charles Dickens
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8  The emphatic horse, cut short by the whip in a most decided negative, made a decided scramble for it, and the three other horses followed suit.
A Tale of Two Cities By Charles Dickens
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9  The horses stopped to breathe again, and the guard got down to skid the wheel for the descent, and open the coach-door to let the passengers in.
A Tale of Two Cities By Charles Dickens
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10  The escorted governed his own horse, but a loose line was attached to his bridle, the end of which one of the patriots kept girded round his wrist.
A Tale of Two Cities By Charles Dickens
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11  The rider from the chateau, and the horse in a foam, clattered away through the village, and galloped up the stony steep, to the prison on the crag.
A Tale of Two Cities By Charles Dickens
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12  He left his two letters with a trusty porter, to be delivered half an hour before midnight, and no sooner; took horse for Dover; and began his journey.
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13  There was spurring and splashing through the darkness, and bridle was drawn in the space by the village fountain, and the horse in a foam stood at Monsieur Gabelle's door.
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14  It was dense enough to shut out everything from the light of the coach-lamps but these its own workings, and a few yards of road; and the reek of the labouring horses steamed into it, as if they had made it all.
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15  Jerry, left alone in the mist and darkness, dismounted meanwhile, not only to ease his spent horse, but to wipe the mud from his face, and shake the wet out of his hat-brim, which might be capable of holding about half a gallon.
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16  At the instant when Darnay saw a rush in the eyes of the crowd, which another instant would have brought upon him, the postmaster turned his horse into the yard, the escort rode in close upon his horse's flanks, and the postmaster shut and barred the crazy double gates.
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17  The Dover mail was in its usual genial position that the guard suspected the passengers, the passengers suspected one another and the guard, they all suspected everybody else, and the coachman was sure of nothing but the horses; as to which cattle he could with a clear conscience have taken his oath on the two Testaments that they were not fit for the journey.
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