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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Marriages.
 
Carrier’s republican marriages. A device of wholesale slaughter, adopted by Carrier, proconsul of Nantes, in the first French Revolution. It consisted in tying men and women together by their hands and feet, and casting them into the Loire. (1794.)   1
 


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