Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Tale of two cities

This is the beginning of the "Tale of two cities", written by Dickens about the French Revolution. But it could be describing our times ...
Mariaje, International Trade 1


A TALE OF TWO CITIES 

Charles Dickens


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
—in short, the period was so far like the present period, [...]



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