A Far Better Thing

“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.”

–Sydney Carton, as he is executed by the guillotine, sacrificing his once aimless life in place of his friend

Charles Dicken’s A Tale of Two Cities

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