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French Revolution

Classic Essays

by William Gayley Simpson WE TURN now to study the claims of the French revolutionists. These claims they undertook so to establish on abstract, innate, imprescriptible right that the zealot minds that follow them are rendered nearly impervious to evidence that their theories have failed in practice…
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Andrew HamiltonEssays

by Abbé Augustin Barruel (1798) Introductory Note: The following extract from French ecclesiastic Augustin Barruel’s classic Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism (French edition 1797; English translation 1798) highlights a noteworthy postulate of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s concerning…
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