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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Furies of the Guillotine (The).
 
The tricoteuses—that is, Frenchwomen who attended the Convention knitting, and encouraged the Commune in all their most bloodthirsty excesses. Never in any age or any country did women so disgrace their sex.   1
 


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