The Gods Are Athirst by Anatole France, Fiction, Classics, Literary

The Gods Are Athirst by Anatole France, Fiction, Classics, Literary

by Anatole France

Hardback Publication Date: 01/08/2011

  $38.89
On this particular morning, facing a desk planted underneath the pulpit, sat in red cap and carmagnole complete the joiner from the Place Thionville, the citoyen Dupont senior, one of the twelve forming the Committee of Surveillance. On the desk stood a bottle and glasses, an inkhorn, and a folio containing the text of the petition urging the Convention to expel from its bosom the twenty-two members deemed unworthy.

variste Gamelin took the pen and signed.

"I was sure," said the carpenter and magistrate, "I was sure you would come and give in your name, citoyen Gamelin. You are the real thing. But the Section is lukewarm; it is lacking in virtue. I have proposed to the Committee of Surveillance to deliver no certificate of citizenship to anyone who has failed to sign the petition."

"I am ready to sign with my blood," said Gamelin, "for the proscription of these federalists, these traitors. They have desired the death of Marat: let them perish."
ISBN:
9781463897017
9781463897017
Category:
Classic fiction
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-08-2011
Publisher:
Aegypan
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
180
Dimensions (mm):
229x152x14mm
Weight:
0.44kg

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