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Revenge, they say, is coming.

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Sounds of an accident outside alert them to the fact that a child has been killed by a carriage — the unconcerned owner, the Marquis de Saint Evremonde, offers the bereaved father a purse, but it is refused. Lucie Manette arrives and is reunited with her father, Dr Manette, who had been held prisoner in the Bastille for fifteen years.

Six years later, in a Soho garden, Lucie is preparing to celebrate her engagement on her 21st birthday to Charles Darnay, nephew of Saint Evremonde who has renounced his family's repressive associations. The scene returns to the wine shop, where Madame Defarge and her associates are celebrating the fall of the Bastille.

They force Gabelle — a former servant of the Saint Evremonde family — to write to Darnay in England to come to his assistance. At the Revolutionary Tribunal Darnay stands accused by Defarge and his wife, but the most damning evidence is contained in papers written by Manette whilst in prison. Later, Carton visits him in prison, drugs him and substitutes himself for the condemned man.

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Madame Defarge at last realises the substitution, and falls down senseless, cheated of her revenge. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience and security.

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