In this scene Lorry of Tellson's Bank informs Lucie Manette that her father, Dr. Manette, is alive. Dr. Manette had been long thought dead but he was actually being held in the Bastille prison. Lorry tells Lucie that he may not be in a mentally stable state. When the go to France they soon find that he is not the same person. He initially mistakes Lucie for his wife. Although Lorry attempts to keep his relationship with the Manettes strictly business he soon grows to be close friends with the family.
Mr Lorry's Dreams
I have been recalled to life.
During this scene the marquis is racing through town with his carriage. He enjoys seeing people run out of the streets, but the child does not run fast enough. He is ran over and dies. The boys father is furious and screams at the Marquis who tosses a mere coin to the grieving father. This event is one of the many that sparks the french revolution.
Miss Pross' Kills Madame Defarge
You won't kill the Manettes.
At the end of the book Darnay is in jail and will be executed soon. This is because he is part of the Aristocracy which was overthrown. Also the fact that Madame Defarge's siblings were murdered by Darnay's family does not help his case. Before Darnay dies, Carton visits him and then goes on to drug him and switch clothes. Because of their uncanny resemblance, no one notices the switch. Cartons main reason for commiting this heroic act is his love for Lucie.
Darnay Asks to Marry Lucie
Can I Marry Your Daughter?
Mr. Lorry dreams of a man who has been buried alive and is being recalled to life. The man is Dr. Manette, Lucie's father, who was thought to be dead. In actuality he was simply in prison a very long time. Mr. Lorry dreamed he was buried alive for eighteen years. He wasn't sure if he should see his daughter although he wanted to do so desperately.
Although the revolt was a success, Madame Defarge is still not pleased. She wants to kill Darnay's son and his wife. Lucie at the time is not at home and is trying to escape with her son. When going to the Manettes house Madame Defarge only finds Miss Pross who kills her in a struggle. The gunshot killed Defarge, but also made Miss Pross deaf in the process.
In this scene Darnay tells Dr. Manette that he loves Lucie. He also says that he is not who he said he is. The reader later finds out he is the Marquis' nephew. Darnay is his mothers maiden name that he uses because he is ashamed of what his family has done. Dr. Manette tells Darnay that he does not need to tell him now for he is not yet his son-in-law.