On a third estate
the priest, bearing a cross, came to meet him surrounded by children whom, by the count's generosity, he was instructing in reading, writing, and religion.
Have you thought," continued Fouquet, becoming animated with that strength of talent which in a few seconds originates, and matures the conception of a plan, and with that largeness of view which foresees all consequences, and embraces every result at a glance - "have you thought that we must assemble the nobility, the clergy, and the third estate
of the realm; that we shall have to depose the reigning sovereign, to disturb by so frightful a scandal the tomb of their dead father, to sacrifice the life, the honor of a woman, Anne of Austria, the life and peace of mind and heart of another woman, Maria Theresa; and suppose that it were all done, if we were to succeed in doing it - "
Even more important to note, and quite astonishing, I must say, is the compelling reasons for which these activists have chosen to speak: the common malaise besetting all of us as a people; the detrimental impact of failures in leadership positions on the Nigerian people; our shared suffering and predicaments; the incessant looting of our commonwealth; and the stomach-churning apathy with which most members of the third estate
in our society have reacted to these anomalies.
At the opening of the Estates General in May 1789, the Third Estate
(bourgeoisie) refused to accept the rigid dress code distinguishing them from the clergy and nobility.
Later in the week, catch Transum at Bodafon Farm in Llandudno on Wednesday and Bones, Third Estate
and Sean Vel at The North in Rhyl on Thursday.
The editors have organized the works that make up the main body of the text in seven chapters devoted to the third estate
, the rights of man and citizen, the controversy between Paine and Sieyes, the gains of liberty in the representative system, and a variety of other related subjects.
LIVERPOOL property group, Marshall, has opened a third estate
agency branch in Penny Lane with managing director Paul Marshall predicting further openings in the North West in the next 18 months.
The term therefore implies that the third world is exploited, and that, like the third estate
its destiny is a revolutionary one.
We are now the third estate
agency on Colmore Row with a strong shopfront presence.
Alfred Sauvy, who coined the term Third World, once wrote: "Like the third estate
, theThird World is nothing, and wants to be something.
Gruder's presentation of the political writings of the period undermines the belief commonly held by historians that the ruling of the Parlement of Paris of September 1788 stirred the third estate
to action and turned it against the privileged orders.
I rather suspect things have also got a little worse at the tripe and onions end of the market, which would explain why the third estate
are flocking in their droves to what are now euphemistically referred to as the "Continental Grocers"--deep discounters to you and me, who seem enamoured of the type of "you'll get what you get when we see fit" service that has given the land of their birth its colourful political history.