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A general view of the actual force and resources of France, in January, M.DCC.XCIII

to which is added, a table, shewing the depreciation of assignats, arising from their increase in quantity

by William Playfair

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Published by Printed for John Stockdale in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Economic aspects.,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy William Playfair.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. ;
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22880934M
    OCLC/WorldCa10737267

    L'An IV. Their introduction to this edition does compensate any worshipper of Playfair for the suffering of not possessing an original edition. Do we prefer any thing but because it is apprehended to be good? But I call upon him to consider whether they may be remedied.

    May not a good government strongly tend to extirpate, and a bad one to increase the mass of temptation? The consequences that result are placed beyond the reach of contradiction. I did not see the execution, because, as the hour is never specified, I might have waited many hours in a crowd, from which there is no extricating one's self. BOOK I.

    Indeed the ideas of life and death are exceedingly complicated, and very tardy in their formation. Edition: current; Page: [20] I. Each of these executions lasted about a minute in all, from the moment of the criminal's ascending the scaffold to that of the body's being taken away. It must however be acknowledged, that the saints have lost all their credit in France, and of course so have the Bienheureux, or Blessed.


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A state, that should abstain from imposing contradictory and impracticable oaths, and thus perpetually stimulating its members Edition: current; Page: [31] to concealment and perjury, would soon become distinguishedBOOK I.

Virtue, where virtue is the result, will cease to be a task of perpetual watchfulness and contention. Most of them are magnificent buildings, of white stone, some like temples, others like chapels; several of these are described in the new Paris Guides; but views of none of them have as yet M.DCC.XCIII book engraven.

Present to the child, thus far M.DCC.XCIII book, a lighted candle. Inevitable Consequences of a Reform in Parliament The plan apparently worked: by the French assignat had become worthless and the ensuing chaos undermined the French government.

What Englishman could reasonably have drawn his sword for the purpose of rendering his country an inferior dependency of France, as it must necessarily have been if the ambition of the Plantagenets had succeeded? What can be more contrary to European modes than that dread of disgrace, which induces the Bramin widows of Indostan to destroy themselves upon the funeral pile of their husbands?

I saw a Strelitzia, which was there called Ravenala, probably from some modern botanist's name Mr. Sylla, his ferociousconqueror, next turned his arms against his country,and the struggle between him and Marius was attendedwith proscriptions, butcheries and murders that knewno restraint from mercy and humanity.

If thereforethe principles be innate, the ideas must be so too. Philadelphia: J. The horse was the work of Daniel Volterra; the figure of the king was by Biard.

But it is a bitter aggravation of their own calamity, to have the privileges of others forced on their observation, and, while they are perpetually and vainly endeavouring to secure for themselves and their families the poorest conveniences, to find others revelling in the fruits of their labours.

Without enquiring for the present into the cause of this phenomenon, it is sufficiently evident in fact, that the human mind is strongly infected with prejudice and mistake.

A child desires pleasure and loathes pain, long before he can have any imagination respecting the ceasing to exist. There is hardly any possibility of distinguishing the rank of either man or woman by their dress at present, or rather, there are no ranks to distinguish.

At these four theatres the price of admission into the boxes was a crown. Because many of the ladies ci-devant of quality have emigrated or ran away, and that those which remain in Paris, keep within doors, I saw no face that was painted, excepting on the stage.

In the books which describe these places, I find the village of Montreuil-sous-le-Bois particularly mentioned on account of its fertility.

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May not a good government M.DCC.XCIII book tend to extirpate, and a bad one to increase the mass of temptation? At this time no person was permitted to walk in any other part of the Tuileries gardens [31] than in the terrace of the Feuillans, which is parallel to the Rue St.

A painful feeling of their oppressed situation will itself deprive them of the power of surmounting it. This beautiful species does not degenerate speedily, and it appears to thrive better in Paris than in any other part of Europe. Let us consider the subject in this point of view.

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