The Student's France: A History of France from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Second Empire in 1852 : Illustrated by Engravings on Wood
Harper & Brothers, 1887 - 730 Seiten
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Seite 533 - ... and memorable vengeance, by delivering up the city of Paris to military execution and total overthrow, and the rebels guilty of such attempts to the punishment they have merited.
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