A sentence from a court if found guilty of treason.
To give up or resign something.
Why did Mr. Lorry become angry with Mr. Carton?
Mr. Carton said he had no use for businessmen.
Why is the Marquis annoyed with the Mender of the Roads?
The Mender of the Roads informs the Marquis that someone was seen hanging underneath his carriage. The Marquis is annoyed because the Mender of the Roads is not able to give him any more information other than he saw someone. He could give no description of who he saw hanging from underneath the carriage.
Why does Madame Defarge register John Barsad as one of the men who is marked for death in her registry of names?
He is a spies on the revolutionaries for the French royalty.
How does Mr. Lorry ease Dr. Manette out of his relapse?
Mr. Lorry stays in the room with Dr. Manette and talks to him normally. This helps to show the doctor that he is not alone adn no longer imprisoned.
Why did Monsieur Defarge search 105 North Tower?
It suggests that Defarge suspects that Dr. Manette wrote letters and hid them in the cell.
Who are John Barsad and Roger Cly?
They are paid witnesses.
How does Madame Defarge keep track of what is going on, and who should be executed?
She knits the names of those who are enemies to the common people who have been tortured and killed. She knits the names using different patterns in the knitting. Only Madame Defarge and a few others can understand the code within the patterns so there would be no "evidence" of their plans.
What is suggested by the fact that Dr. Manette begins making shoes after Lucie's wedding?
It suggests that Darnay has actually revealed his real name and the doctor realizes that his daughter could be in danger, as well as Darnay.
How does Madame Defarge alart the customers in the wine shop? What is she alerting them to?
She puts a rose on her hat/headdress. She is alerting them to the fact that a spy, Barsad, has entered the wineshop.
Why does the doctor resist the idea of giving up his shoemaking tools?
The doctor feels that he needed them to survive as he needed them to survive when he was imprisoned.
What promise does Mr. Carton make to Lucie?
He promises to lay down his life for her or one she loves.
Where will Dr. Manette live after the wedding?
He will live in Soho with Charles and Lucie.
What did Charles tell Dr. Manette the morning of the wedding? How did it affect the doctor?
Charles tells the doctor his family name. The doctor turns pale and has a relapse of his mental instability.
Who writes to Charles from France? What does he want?
Gabelle writes to Charles from France and wants him to help get him out of prison.
What does Charles promise to do with his inheritence?
He promises to give it back to the people for all they have suffered.
How many children do Lucie and Charles have? What tragedy occured to one of the children?
They have two children, their son died.
What event occurs on July 14, 1789?
The Storming of the Bastille.
What had many of the displaced gentry in France done?
Many of the nobles emigrated to England.
Why didn't any o fthe villagers try to control the fire at the chateau?
The villagers enjoyed watching the chateau burn.
What other reasons does Darnay have for traveling to France, other than to help Gabelle?
Darnay wants to officially renounce his claim on the estate of the Marquis, his uncle. He wants to give the land to the peasants.