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Mr. Jarvis Lorry
An official of Tellson's bank who befriends the Manette family.
Lucie's devoted English nurse who is a woman of great strength and courage. She fiercely protects Lucie from any harm.
An odd-job man, who sits outside Tellson's bank during the day and is a body-snatcher by night. He provides comic relief to the story.
Jerry Cruncher's wife who is often beaten by her husband. She is a devout woman who prays frequently, for she does not approve of her husband's second profession.
The son of the Crunchers.
C. J. Stryver
A successful lawyer who is a selfish and ambitious man. He employs Carton and defends Darnay in England.
Marquis St. Evremonde
The cruel and ruthless uncle of Darnay who depicts the worst side of the aristocracy. He is killed by a revolutionary.
The faithful steward of the Evremonde family. He gets into trouble after the revolution breaks out. Darnay goes to Paris to help him.
The father of the child run over by the Marquis' carriage. He takes revenge by murdering the Marquis.
Miss Pross' brother. He is first a police spy in England and then a prison spy in France. He helps Carton save Darnay.
A police spy in England who becomes a prison spy during the revolution in France. He testifies against Darnay at his trial in London.
A bloodthirsty woman who is always at the side of Madame Defarge.
Young Lucie Darnay
The daughter of Lucie and Charles Darnay. She accompanies her mother to Paris when Darnay is imprisoned.
An arrogant aristocrat. After the Bastille falls, the angry mob hangs him.
An innocent young woman who is sentenced to die along with Darnay. She recognizes that Carton has taken his place and is comforted by him as they go to the guillotine.
Jacques One, Two, Three
Revolutionaries who secretly plan the revolution.
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