Carton, Sydney

Carton, Sydney

wasteful bohemian; does not use his talents. [Br. Lit.: A Tale of Two Cities]

Carton, Sydney

permits himself to be guillotined in place of Darnay. [Br. Lit.: Dickens A Tale of Two Cities]

Carton, Sydney

allows himself to be guillotined in place of Charles Darnay. [Br. Lit.: Dickens A Tale of Two Cities]
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Carton, Sydney Fictional character, one of the protagonists of Charles Dickens' Tale of Two Cities, A, set in France and England before and during the French Revolution.