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sans-culottes

A name for republicans, originally meant as an insult, referring to the trousers worn by common people rather than courtly breeches.
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I am one of the dispossessed, a sansculotte, a proletarian, or, in simpler phraseology addressed to your understanding, a tramp.
They construed the Revolution as the work of the people of the time, the sansculottes, and the workers as the sans-culottes of the 1930s.
Si en La condicion humana el analisis sobre la centralidad de las necesidades vitales en la modernidad se concentra en la figura del homo laborans, en Sobre la revolucion la ocupacion progresiva de la vida biologica en la escena de la Revolucion francesa la llevaron a cabo los sansculottes, los "desfavorecidos de la fortuna", la "multitud de los pobres", "el pueblo" y las "masas anonimas" (pp.
In the foreground of James Gillray's Anti-Jacobin cartoon "The New Morality," Charles Lamb and Charles Lloyd, caricatured as "Toad & Frog" and surrounded by Liberty Caps and Sansculottes, croak out passages from their 1797 collection Blank Verse.
No sansculottes screaming for blood, no cold-minded Bolsheviks lurking in the shadows, no Ayatollahs dictating their actions in the name of God.
The riots of 12-13 germinal III had threatening sansculottes overtones, which inspired the Convention to abandon its procedural scruples and simply to decree retribution.
Across the Pyrenees, the muscadins of the Thermidorian were often decoiffes by sansculottes on the street --a symbolic beheading of sorts.
Each neighborhood seemed to have its own mob of National Guards and sansculottes, a few mounted, bearing on their horses fishwives and bacchantes, filthy and bloody and drunken.
The Jacobins identified themselves with the popular movement and the sansculottes, who in turn saw popular violence as a political right.
Both works depict terrified families fleeing Paris, but whereas Radcliffe's Pierre de la Motte is a gambler and swindler who sneaks out of the capital with his wife to escape legal prosecution, Robinson's de Sevracs run away to avoid being executed by sansculottes.
La presion de los sansculottes precipita la represion.
Yet don't we spectators--co-protagonists in the event--have some-what the aspect (and perhaps the function) of sansculottes from the time of the French Revolution, eyeing the nobility at table?