Letters Containing a Sketch of the Politics of France: From the Thirty-first of May 1793, Till the Twenty-eighth of July 1794 : and of the Scenes which Have Passed in the Prisons of Paris, Volume 2

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G. G. and J. Robinson, 1795 - France
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Page 40 - Je ne fuirai point devant elle ; Je meurs plein de foi, plein d'honneur ; Mais je laisse ma douce amie Dans le veuvage et la douleur : Ah ! je dois regretter la vie. .Demain mes yeux inanimés Ne s'ouvriront plus sur tes charmes ; Tes beaux yeux à l'amour fermés Demain seront noyés de larmes.
Page 86 - ... the young, and there the young are to kneel " to the old — upon this boulevard the people are to " fing — upon that, they muft dance— at noon they ** muft liften in filence, and at fun-fet they mull: *' rend the air with acclamations.
Page 42 - The chief evidence againft her was a negro flave, :. whom (lie had reared from an infant, and to whom (he was fo much attached, that he was generally to be found in her apartments ; and one day Lewis XV. fportively created him governor of Lucienne, with a pen (ion of fix hundred livres a year, which this viper, who ftung thebofom that cherifhed him, ftill enjoys.
Page 128 - Homines incertifiimi, quorum omnis vis virtufque in lingua fita eft, forte atque alterius focordia dominationem oblatam infolentes...
Page 43 - Ihe faid had been given to her the night before her departure from London by lord Thurlow. This unfortunate woman was condemned to die; and a perfon of my acquaintance who was...
Page 89 - ... of oak and laurel blended with " flowers ; civic crowns were interwoven with «* national ribbands ; three-coloured flags waved *' over every portal ; and the whole was arranged " with that light and airy grace which belongs to *
Page 91 - ... upon the bafon in the front of the palace, " which had been covered over for that purpofe. " On this monument was placed a...
Page 40 - Je ne fuirai point devant elle. Je meurs plein de foi, plein d'honneur ; Mais je laisse ma douce amie Dans le veuvage et la douleur... Ah! je dois regretter la vie! Demain, mes yeux inanimés Ne s'ouvriront plus sur tes charmes; Tes beaux yeux, à l'amour fermés, Demain seront noyés de larmes.
Page 91 - Mars, *' where, with much toil and cofl, a rocky mountain " had been reared, upon whofe lofty fummit the ** tyrant and his attendants climbed, and from " whence he once more harangued the people ; " and the feftival clofed with hymns and choral " fongs in honour of the Supreme Being.
Page 12 - The guilty only were of life bereft : ""Alas! the guilty only then were left !

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