On the entablature is inscribed the words Aux Grandes Hommes La Patrie Reconnaissante.
It was during his imprisonment here that, "prive de toute espece de livres et de secours, surtout distrait par les malheurs de ma patrie et les miens propres," as he himself puts it, he began his researches on projective geometry which led to his great treatise on that subject.
In Ventose and Germinal he published, under the nom de plume of "Lalande, soldat de la patrie," a new paper, the Eclaireur du peuple, ou le defenseur de vingi-cinq millions d'opprimes, which was hawked clandestinely from group to group in the streets of Paris.
He edited La Patrie and other French papers in the Dominion; and in 1889 was appointed clerk of the Quebec legislative council.
French Canadian Literature At The Opening Of The Loth Century Might Be Described As Entirely The Work Of Two Generations, And It Was Separated From The Old Regime By Three More Generations Whose Racial Sentiment Only Found Expression In The Traditional Songs And Tales Which Their Forefathers Of The 17Th Century Had Brought Over From The Mere Patrie.
The duet, "Amour sacre de la patrie," was welcomed like a new Marseillaise; sung by Nourrit at Brussels in 1830, it became the signal for the revolution which broke out there.
The former friend of Saint Just now offered his services to the Thermidorians, and after receiving from the Convention the title of "Sauveur de la Patrie," subdued the sans-culottes of Paris, when they rose in insurrection against the Convention on 12 Germinal (April 1).
Upon the fall of the Empire, through the revolution of the 4th of September, Blanqui established the club and journal La patrie en danger.
Charavaray, Les Generaux morts pour la patrie; General Pajol, Kleber; lives of Marceau and Desaix; M.
He also was an energetic supporter of the Ligue de la Patrie Francaise.
trans., 1891), L'Humanite et la patrie (1901), Loi du divorce (1903), L'Anarchie et le collectivisme (1904), Desarmement ou alliance anglaise (1908).
Louis XVI.) avait promis D'etre fidele a sa patrie."
The elections were the cause of a flood of pamphlets, of which one, Offrande a la patrie, was by Marat, and, though now forgotten, dwelt on much the same points as the famous brochure of the Abbe Sieyes: Qu'estce que le tiers Nat?
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