Guide To Carlyle Volume 1

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byAugustus Ralli

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1922 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIII FRENCH REVOLUTION II-III: ANALYSIS II. IV. 1 (1791). The Monarchy may now be considered lost; but the King cannot make up his mind to fly, though even Journals and Jacobins counsel flight. Citizens, since the Day of Poniards, continue to forge pikes; for, if the King fly, there will be Aristocrat-Austrian invasion, butchery, Feudalism again... Despite religious toleration, trouble arises from dissident, or Anti-Constitutional, priests.... In April the King will celebrate Easter at Saint-Cloud: and at once suspicion of flight arises. As the Royal Carriage appears the tocsin sounds. Their Majesties mount, but Patriot arms clutch the bridles, and rude voices implore Royalty not to fly to Austria and kindle endless conflagrations. The National Guards know not how to act; and Lafayette is in despair. Finally the King and Queen, with heavy heart, abandon the enterprise. 2 (1791). To fly requires energy: and even if Louis were safe with Bouille, what would come of it?... Factions continue; dead Catholicism being skilfully galvanised. Jurant and Dissident Priests argue; and Saint-Huruge burns the Pope in effigy. 3 (1791). Flight requires much preparation, for the Queen needs new clothes and a cunningly-devised Necessaire.... Bouille is making a fortified camp at Montmecli.... To allay suspicion, Louis writes a letter that he loves the Constitution and will maintain it.... Count Fersen, a Swede, devoted to the Queen, gets a stupendous new Coach, or Berline, built.... On the night of June 20th some hooded figures enter a glass coach in the Rue de l'Echelle. One of them (the Queen) takes a wrong road, and, wandering about, delays departure for an hour. At last we are off; and Fersen--for it is he--drives northward through the sleeping city--one of the str...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1922 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIII FRENCH REVOLUTION II-III: ANALYSIS II. IV. 1 (1791). The Monarchy may now be considered lost; but the King cannot m...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.34 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217315348

ISBN - 13:9780217315340

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