Girondins


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Girondins

A left-of-center political group that opposed the Jacobin National Assembly.
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When the Revolution past into the period of violent bloodshed he determined, with more enthusiasm than judgment, to put himself forward as a leader of the moderate Girondins.
But I excuse it, it is impossible to expect the son of a Girondin to be free from a small spice of the old leaven.
Tis true, madame," answered he, "that my father was a Girondin, but he was not among the number of those who voted for the king's death; he was an equal sufferer with yourself during the Reign of Terror, and had well-nigh lost his head on the same scaffold on which your father perished.
True," replied the marquise, without wincing in the slightest degree at the tragic remembrance thus called up; "but bear in mind, if you please, that our respective parents underwent persecution and proscription from diametrically opposite principles; in proof of which I may remark, that while my family remained among the stanchest adherents of the exiled princes, your father lost no time in joining the new government; and that while the Citizen Noirtier was a Girondin, the Count Noirtier became a senator.
Do you know, my dear Villefort," cried the Comte de Salvieux, "that is exactly what I myself said the other day at the Tuileries, when questioned by his majesty's principal chamberlain touching the singularity of an alliance between the son of a Girondin and the daughter of an officer of the Duc de Conde; and I assure you he seemed fully to comprehend that this mode of reconciling political differences was based upon sound and excellent principles.
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BORDEAUX have beaten P aris Saint-Germain in four of the pair's last five meetings at Stade Chaban-Delmas and Les Girondins can again make the capital boys suffer at odds of 6-5.
Punters on Bordeaux each-way at prices as big as 50-1 will be hopeful after Girondins beat Troyes 2-0 at home to go second.
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The 20-year-old has established himself as one of Europe's hottest prospects since joining Les Girondins from Brazilian club Corinthians two years ago.
En revanche l'ancien international francais Willy Sagnol finaliste du Mondial 2006 ferait une premiere experience sur le continent, il a ete auparavant selectionneur des moins de 20 ans et des Espoirs francais entre 2013 et 2014, et a entraine en club les Girondins de Bordeaux (2014-2016).