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The way of the tumbrils.

Elliot, John Sir

The way of the tumbrils.

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Published by Reynal in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • Paris (France)
    • Subjects:
    • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.,
    • Paris (France) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith illus. by Peter Roberson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC158.8 .E55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination236 p.
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6247253M
      LC Control Number58008136
      OCLC/WorldCa1282416

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Six tumbrils carry the day’s wine to La Guillotine. All the devouring and insatiate Monsters imagined since imagination could record itself, are fused in the one realisation, Guillotine.

And yet there is not in France, with its rich variety of soil and climate, a blade, a leaf, a root, a sprig, a peppercorn, which will grow to maturity under.Along the Paris streets, the death-carts rumble, hollow and harsh.

Six tumbrils carry the day's wine to La Guillotine. All the devouring and insatiate Monsters imagined since imagination could record itself, are fused in the one realisation, Guillotine.

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