Flower of the Jacobins, containing biographical sketches of the characters at present at the head of affairs in France

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1793
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Page 81 - Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking-off...
Page 42 - That he would cringe, and creep, be civil, And hold a stirrup for the devil, If in a journey to his mind, He'd let him mount and ride behind...
Page 10 - Ne me pardonnera, sans chequer ta justice. Oui, mon Dieu, la grandeur de mon impiete Ne laisse a ton pouvoir que le choix du supplice : Ton...
Page 65 - Th' infulting Tyrant prancing o'er the Field Strow'd with Rome's Citizens, and drench'd in Slaughter^ His Horfe's Hoofs wet with Patrician Blood!
Page 5 - Holland for the accompliftiment of his views, it is a matter of notoriety, that the great Revolution of 1789, was brought to maturity by the diftribution of his treafures. It was with his money that his army was corrupted ; with his money the people were inflamed to revolt ; with his money all the agents of the rebellion were fupplied. The firft blow being...
Page 5 - I believe there is but little room to doubt, but what France, inftead of being ruled by a Convention of Tyrants, would have been governed by a fingle Heliogabalus.

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