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" It was said at present, that something was to be done by some great folks for such poor ones, but she did not know who nor how, but God send us better, car les tailles et les droits nous ecrasent. "
'Les origines de la France contemporaine'. The Revolution, tr. by J. Durand - Page 8
by Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1878
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History of the French revolution

David Wemyss Jobson - France - 1853 - 338 pages
...entertained some faint hopes of relief, but said not when, and knew not whence. " It was reported that something was to be done by some great folks for such poor ones, but she did not know who, nor how;" " God send us better times," she added, " for the taxes crush us to the earth."* CHAP. " Oh !" exclaims...
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Popular History of England, Volume 7

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1861
...figure was so bent, and her face so furrowed and hardened by labour." She said that she heard that something was to be done by some great folks for such poor ones, but she did not know by whom or how — but God send us better, for " les tailles et les droits nous écrasent." * There...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 141

English literature - 1876
...produce so well without a horse ; and asses are little used in the country. It was said, at present, that something was to be done by some great folks for such poor ones, but she did not know who nor how, but God send us better, car les failles et les droils nous fcraxent." This woman, at no great distance,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 141

1876
...produce so well without a horse ; and asses are little used in the country. It was said, at present, that something was to be done by some great folks for such poor ones, but she did not Tcnow who nor how, but God send us better, car les failles et les droits nous ecrasent." This woman,...
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Critical Miscellanies, Second Series

John Morley - Literature - 1877 - 401 pages
...another, besides very heavy tailles and other taxes; and they had seven children. She had heard that' something was to be done by some great folks for such poor ones, but she did not know who nor how, but God send us better, for the tailles 'and the dues grind us to the earth.' It was such hapless drudges...
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Studies of modern mind and character

John Wilson (reviewer.) - 1881
...produce so well without a horse, and asses are little used in the country. It was said, at present, that something was to be done by some great folks for such poor ones, but she did not know who nor how, but God send us better, car Us tallies el les droite nous tcrasent.' This woman, at no great distance,...
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The French Revolution, 1789-1795

Bertha Meriton Gardiner - France - 1890 - 262 pages
...taxes. She had seven children, and the cow's milk helped to make the soup. It was said, at present, that something was to be done by some great folks for such poor ones, but she did not know who nor how, but God send us better, " car les tallies et les droits nous e"crasent." This woman, at no great distance,...
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Travels in France During the Years 1787, 1788, 1789

Arthur Young - Agriculture - 1889 - 366 pages
...produce so well without a horse ; and asses are little used in the country. It was said, at present, that something was to be done by some great, folks for such poor ones, but she did not know who nor how, but Grod send us better, car les tailles & les droits ^, •nous ecrasent. — This woman, at no great...
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The French Revolution, 1789-1795

Bertha Meriton Gardiner - France - 1890 - 262 pages
...taxes. She had seven children, and the cow's milk helped to make the soup. It was said, at present, that something was to be done by some great folks for such poor ones, but she did not know who nor how, but God send us better, " car les tallies et les droits nous e"crasent." This woman, at no great distance,...
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Travels in France

Arthur Young - Agriculture - 1892 - 366 pages
...produce so well without a horse ; and asses are little used in the country. It was said, at present, that something was to be done by some great folks for such poor ones, but she did not know who nor how, but God send us better, car les tattles & les droits nous ecrasent. — This woman, at no great distance,...
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