Quotations from the Charles Dickens novel A Tale of Two Cities.
Background. "There is prodigious strength in sorrow and despair." is a quotation from A Tale of Two Cities (Book. 3, Chapter 10). A Tale of Two Cities is the twelfth novel by Charles Dickens, originally published in weekly installments between April 1859 and November 1859. It is one of two historical novels by Dickens (the other being Barnaby Rudge). The plot centres on the years leading up to the French Revolution and culminates in the Jacobean Reign of Terror. [...]