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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Madame Roland. (1754–1793)
 
9615
    O Liberty! Liberty! how many crimes are committed in thy name! 1
 
Bertrand Barère de Vieuzac. (1755–1841)
 
9616
    The tree of liberty only grows when watered by the blood of tyrants.
          Speech in the Convention Nationale, 1792.
9617
    It is only the dead who do not return.
          Speech, 1794.
 
Friedrich von Schiller. (1759–1805)
 
9618
    Against stupidity the very gods
Themselves contend in vain.
          The Maid of Orleans. Act iii. Sc. 6.
9619
    The richest monarch in the Christian world;
The sun in my own dominions never sets. 2
          Don Carlos. Act i. Sc. 6.
 
Joseph Rouget de L’Isle. (1760– ?)
 
9620
    Ye sons of France, awake to glory!
  Hark! hark! what myriads bid you rise!
Your children, wives, and grandsires hoary,
  Behold their tears and hear their cries!
          The Marseilles Hymn.
9621
    To arms! to arms! ye brave!
  The avenging sword unsheathe!
March on! march on! all hearts resolved
  On victory or death!
          The Marseilles Hymn.
 
Note 1.
Thomas B. Macaulay: Essay on Mirabeau. [back]
Note 2.
See Scott, Quotation 79. [back]
 

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