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Citoyenne Jacqueline Volume 1; A Woman's Lot in the Great French Revolution (Paperback) Loot Price: R413
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Citoyenne Jacqueline Volume 1; A Woman's Lot in the Great French Revolution (Paperback): Sarah Tytler

Citoyenne Jacqueline Volume 1; A Woman's Lot in the Great French Revolution (Paperback)

Sarah Tytler

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Loot Price R413 Discovery Miles 4 130

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 Excerpt: ...St. Just thinks I am shot, but it is all alike to him, he springs on, the beautiful wild beast. What does our Jonquille here do? He turns and lifts me gently in his arms. Ah I love gratitude," proclaimed the orator, seizing Jonquille's water-jar, tilting it up to her mouth, and swallowing the contents in one draught, as if gratitude were a thirsty grace. "It was not gratitude," said Jonquille; "it was that I have a mother. Ah well, my present mood is that I must take my sister to the house of a friend. But I thank you all the same for your goodness, and I invite you to supper to-night, to tell me what is up in the faubourgs." "Oui-da, oui-da, Citizen Commissary, we will come, and bring our friends with us. We have our tables to clear yet, if the Convention will let us. We are in despair for time. Bon jour to you and your sister, who is so like you, and has such little ears, and hands, and feet. But we will not tell your secret in the ear of the cat, only you need not draw wool before our eyes," and the formidable mothers departed as they had entered. R "Will you sup with them, Jonquille Sart?" inquired Jacqueline, coldly and haughtily, as he prepared to go out with her. "What would you?" responded Jonquille, with a shrug of his shoulders; "shall I save myself and others, or no? These form the bodyguard of the late King's cousin, Philippe Egalite. Roland dare not forbid the flower-women from bursting into his house at all hours, joining the guests at the table of the glorious Madame, and demanding whatever dainty takes their fancy. But what would you again? it is still the women who govern France, as they governed it in the days of the Pompadour, Diane of Poitiers, and the fair Gabrielle." &q...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Sarah Tytler
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 124
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-02346-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-02346-3
Barcode: 9781236023469

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