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" He prefers everything to the present situation, "even civil war;" for "war, at least, invigorates the soul," while here, "under the dictatorship of demagogues, we are being drowned in slime. "
'Les origines de la France contemporaine'. The Revolution, tr. by J. Durand - Page 106
by Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1878
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1852
...entering, ' of making yourself listened to by the King and Queen, persuade them that France and they are lost, if the royal family does not leave Paris. I am engaged upon a plan to enable them to quit it ; are you in a position to go and assure them that they...
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The Works of Alexandre Dumas: The Countess de Charny. The Chevalier de ...

Alexandre Dumas - 1893
...of repeating them to your majesty: ' If you have the means of making yourself heard by the king and queen, persuade them that they and France are lost if the royal family does not leave Paris. I am busied with a plan to enable them to get out. At any rate, you may assure them that thev may reckon...
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The French Revolution, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - France - 1897
...Liberty. Moderation has become a Berime." After the 7th of October, Mirabeau says to the Comte de l.1 Marck : " If you have any influence with the King...not leave Paris. I am busy with a plan for getting thetaaway." He prefers everything to the present situation, " even civil war;" for "war, at least,...
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From the monarchy to the republic in France, 1788-1792

Sophia H. MacLehose - France - 1904 - 447 pages
...means of making yourself heard by the king and queen, persuade them that France and they themselves are lost if the royal family does not leave Paris. I am thinking over a plan to effect this ; are you in a position to assure them that they may count upon...
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Revolutionary Justice in Paris, 1789-1790

Barry M. Shapiro - History - 2002 - 324 pages
...way," he said, "of being heard by the King and the Queen, convince them that they and France itself are lost if the royal family does not leave Paris. I am working on a plan for their departure."21 On October 15, LaMarck presented Mirabeau's plan to Monsieur....
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