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A Residence In France During The Years 1792 1793

Auhtor: An English Lady

Language: english
Published: 1792

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history,  correspondence
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Residence In France During The Years 1792 1793':

... REMARKS BY THE EDITOR. The following Letters were submitted to my inspection and judgement by the Author, of whose principles and abilities I had ...
... hands and they seem to bestow so little attention on their work, that it looks more like the amusement of idleness than an effort of industry. I ...
... I have reproached many of the people of this place, who, from their education and property, have a right to take an interest in the public affairs, with ...
... pillaged by barbarians, more merciless than the Austrians themselves. Yet, amidst these accumulated horrors, the Lillois not only preserved their courage, ...
... have been still living, and secure on his throne. After so many mutual infidelities, it might be expected that one party would grow indifferent, ...
... inclination for luxury, or that the human mind can be regulated by the national finance on the contrary, it is rather to be feared, that habits of ...
... of a Frenchman till dinner is a very antidote to chearfulness, especially if contrasted with the animation of our countrymen, whose forenoon is passed ...
... the kind before. A debate ensued on the manner in which it should be done, and, after a very tumultuous discussion, it was sagaciously concluded to seal ...
... to leave the room in about three weeks. -I must now secrete this for some days, but will hereafter resume my little narrative, and explain how I have ...
... We then drove to the Governor's* house, who received us very civilly, and with very little persuasion agreed to our request. At the best of the miserable ...
... the commemorations of Christianity, might prepare the way for abolishing religion itself, and, if it were possible to impose the use of the new calendar ...
... coolly pocketed the grant, that is to say, an annuity of one thousand livres, and sent off the porridge-pot. Nor did these constitute all the crimes ...
... benevolence, in risking the odium of affording assistance to a foreigner. We are, I assure you, under the necessity of being oeconomists, where the most ...
... whose views too much resembled his own to leave him an undivided authority, at length overcame his prudence and, after absenting himself for six weeks ...
... to profit by the services of the Jacobins, without submitting to their domination, fell a sacrifice, has warned their survivors of the danger ...
... the Convention are averse from both these measures-they procrastinate and elude the demand of their seventy-two colleagues, who were arrested without ...
... to learn when he might hope to return to England. The Deputy replied, Ma soi je n'en sais rien [Faith I can't tell you.]-If your Messieurs (naming some ...
... at the tenth of August 1792, every vestige of the liberty of the press disappeared.*-. * What impartial man among us must not be forced to acknowledge, ...
... dans le sein de la Convention Nationale.-Citizens, I must remind you that you are in the presence of the National Convention.. People.-Du pain, ...
... is to be paid for in assignats. I was looking at some trinkets in a shop at the Palais Royal, and on my asking the mistress of it if the ornaments ...