Ah," said the Marquise de Saint-Meran, a woman with a stern, forbidding eye, though still noble and distinguished in appearance, despite her fifty years -- "ah, these revolutionists, who have driven us from those very possessions they afterwards purchased for a mere trifle during the Reign of Terror, would be compelled to own, were they here, that all true devotion was on our side, since we were content to follow the fortunes of a falling monarch, while they, on the contrary, made their fortune by worshipping the rising sun; yes, yes, they could not help admitting that the king, for whom we sacrificed rank, wealth, and station was truly our `Louis the well-beloved,' while their wretched usurper his been, and ever will be, to them their evil genius, their `Napoleon the accursed.
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.
Bartholomew's Massacre, and they saw the slaughter that followed; later they saw the Reign of Terror
, the carnage of the Revolution, the overthrow of a king, the coronation of two Napoleons, the christening of the young prince that lords it over a regiment of servants in the Tuileries to-day--and they may possibly continue to stand there until they see the Napoleon dynasty swept away and the banners of a great republic floating above its ruins.
I assure you that there is a reign of terror
in the district, and that it is a hardy man who will cross the moor at night.
But Joan insisted that this reign of terror
had been caused by the reign of fear practised by the white men.
It was evident that they were putting as much ground between themselves and the coast as possible and doubtless were seeking some impenetrable fastness of the vast interior where they might inaugurate a reign of terror
among the primitively armed inhabitants and by raiding, looting, and rape grow rich in goods and women at the expense of the district upon which they settled themselves.
So stand before every public and private work; before an oration of Burke, before a victory of Napoleon, before a martyrdom of Sir Thomas More, of Sidney, of Marmaduke Robinson; before a French Reign of Terror
, and a Salem hanging of witches; before a fanatic Revival and the Animal Magnetism in Paris, or in Providence.
There was a lowering energy in her face as she stood looking at me while I explained the impossibility of my engagmg her (without thinking it necessary to say how very little I desired to do so), which seemed to bring visibly before me some woman from the streets of Paris in the reign of terror
He notes the growth of terror as a theoretical construct in literature in the eighteenth century, and compares it to the Reign of Terror
during the French Revolution, in which people were incarcerated and killed for merely having an opinion.
The government expects that North Korea's recent development could bring a bloody purge and a reign of terror
, and is closely watching for the possibility of provocations against the South and terror by rebellious groups, " the ministry said, adding that Seoul is thoroughly preparing against military and non-military provocations by North Korea.
The center housing the exhibit is already one of Berlin's most visited memorial sites, the now-razed buildings on the site served as the headquarters for the Secret State Police, and were the central institutions for the Nazi reign of terror
from 1933 to 1945.
Expressing "fear for the consequences in the economic, the political, the social, the religious, and educational orders of the entire world," Walsh viewed communism as "the most reactionary and savage school of thought known to history, bringing with it a reign of terror
that makes the French Revolution insignificant.