History of the Girondists: Or, Personal Memoirs of the Patriots of the French Revolution, from Unpublished Sources, Volume 1

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Harper & brothers, 1848 - France
In LC copy v. 1 dated 1854.Vol. 3: With a biographical sketch of the author.

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Page 485 - Tremblez, tyrans, et vous, perfides, L'opprobre de tous les partis ; Tremblez ! vos projets parricides, Vont enfin recevoir leur prix ! Tout est soldat pour vous combattre ; S'ils tombent, nos jeunes héros, La France en produit de nouveaux Contre vous tout prêts à se battre ! Aux armes, citoyens ! etc.
Page 484 - Allons, enfants de la Patrie, Le jour de gloire est arrivé, Contre nous, de la tyrannie, L'étendard sanglant est levé, bis.
Page 485 - Amour sacré de la patrie, Conduis, soutiens nos bras vengeurs ! Liberté ! Liberté chérie, Combats avec tes défenseurs ! Sous nos drapeaux, que la victoire Accoure à tes mâles accents ! Que tes ennemis expirants Voient ton triomphe et notre gloire ! Aux armes, etc.
Page 485 - Nous entrerons dans la carrière Quand nos aînés n'y seront plus ; Nous y trouverons leur poussière Et la trace de leurs vertus. Bien moins jaloux de leur survivre Que de partager leur cercueil, Nous aurons le sublime orgueil De les venger ou de les suivre ! Aux armes, citoyens ! formez vos bataillons ! Marchons ! qu'un sang impur abreuve nos sillons ! 1794 M.-J.
Page 23 - QUEEN. 29 in full sunlight — the extreme loveliness which the ideal conveys, and which by giving it life increases its attraction. With all these charms, a soul yearning to attach itself, a heart easily moved, but yet earnest in desire to fix itself ; a pensive and intelligent smile, with nothing of vacuity in it, nothing of preference or mere acquaintanceship in it, because it felt itself worthy of friendships. Such was Marie- Antoinette as a woman.
Page 484 - Allons, enfants de la patrie, Le jour de gloire est arrivé ! Contre nous, de la tyrannie L'étendart sanglant est levé. Entendez vous dans ces campagnes Mugir ces féroces soldats ! Ils viennent jusque dans vos bras Egorger vos fils et vos compagnes! — Aux armes, citoyens ! formez vos bataillons ! Marchons ! qu'un sang impur abreuve nos sillons...
Page 265 - I did not then foresee," she writes, in melancholy mood, as she pens these lines — " that destiny reserved me to be the witness of crimes such as those of which they were the victims, and to participate in the glory of their martyrs, after having professed their principles.
Page 479 - Frenchwoman by all the feelings of my heart as a wife and mother. I shall never again see my own country. I can only be happy or unhappy in France. I was happy when you loved me.
Page 240 - will not be the mayor of Paris in order that he may the sooner become the maire du Palais. Petion is a Jacobin, a republican ; but he is a fool, incapable of ever becoming the leader of a party : he would be a nullity as maire, and, besides, the very interest he knows we should take in his nomination might bind him to the king.

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