It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.
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Source Notes: A Tale of Two Cities (book 3; chapter 15, "The Footsteps Die out For Ever") (1859). Sydney Carton's final words and the final words of the novel.
Charles John Huffam Dickens FRSA (7 February 1812 - 9 June 1870), pen-name "Boz", was an English novelist. During his career Dickens achieved massive worldwide popularity, winning acclaim for his rich storytelling and memorable characters. Considered one of the English language's greatest writers, he was the foremost novelist of the Victorian era as well as a vigorous social campaigner.
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