The French Revolution Volume 2

The French Revolution Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...galleries."--Ibi1i., XIII. 93, session of July x1. M. Gastelier: " Addresses In the name of the people are constantly read to you, which are not even the voice of one section. We have seen the same individual coming three times a week to demand something in the name of sovereignty." Shouts of down I down I in the galleries.--Ibid., 208, session of July 21. M. Dumolard: "You must distinguish between the people of Paris and these subaltern intriguers... these habitual oracles of the cafes and public zquares, whose equivocal existence has for a long time occupied the attention and claimed the supervision of the police." Down witA the sptakerl murmurs and hootings in the galleries.--Mortimer-Tenu1ux, II. 398. Protestation of the arsenal section, read by Lavoisier (the chemist): "The caprice of a knot of citizens (thus) becomes the desire of an immense population." Buchez et Romt, XVI. 251.--Mortimer-Temanx, II. 239 and 243. The central bureau is Sat opened in " the building of the Saint-Esprit, in the second story, near the passage communicating with the common dwelling." Afterwards the commissioners of the sectionr occupy another room in the Hotel-de-ville, nearly joining the throne-room, where the municipal council Is holding its sessions. During the night of August 9-10 both counci1s tit tout hours simultaneously within a few steps of each other. IV. Thus, hatched by the Girondists, does the terrible Commune of Paris come into being, that of August 1oth, September 2d, and May 3ist. Scarcely does the viper leave its nest before it begins to hiss. A fortnight before the 1oth of August1 it begins to uncoil, and the wise statesmen who have so diligently sheltered and fed it, stand aghast at its hideous, flattened head. Accordingly, they back...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236663519
  • 9781236663511