Girondism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Girondism the doctrine of the Girondists
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Usage

In literature:

Gironde and Mountain are now in full quarrel; their mutual rage, says Toulongeon, is growing a 'pale' rage.
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
About two that afternoon they swung round the Pointe de Grave into the estuary of the Gironde.
"The Pit Prop Syndicate" by Freeman Wills Crofts
We will draw the line between the department of Gironde and that of Herault.
"The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
There are many of our old friends and some of the deputies of the Gironde, who used to attend our salon.
"In the Reign of Terror" by G. A. Henty
On a bright Saturday afternoon we steamed into the wide mouth of the Gironde, a name stirring vague memories of romance and terror.
"A Traveller in War-Time" by Winston Churchill
I'm from the Gironde country.
"The Forest of Swords" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Girond as Capitaine Crepin in 'The Squire's Daughter.
"Prince Fortunatus" by William Black
After a tedious voyage the English expedition sailed up the Gironde late in October, 1294.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
The central government (then directed, it must be allowed, by the Gironde party) placed Bailly under surveillance.
"Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men" by Francois Arago
Why was this impulse fated to have birth in the department of the Gironde and not in Paris?
"History of the Girondists, Volume I" by Alphonse de Lamartine
THE FALL OF THE GIRONDE .
"The French Revolution" by R. M. Johnston
It is from there down to the mouth of the Gironde that their cruisers are so thick.
"No Surrender!" by G. A. Henty
On my right sat Monsieur G. Chastenet, Senateur de la Gironde.
"A Journey Through France in War Time" by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
The most important group in the new chamber were the deputies from the Gironde.
"Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3)" by John Morley
Luckily, Jose Gironde was free at the same hour.
"Hex" by Laurence Mark Janifer (AKA Larry M. Harris)
To play to the gallery was his first instinct; and the tottering fortunes of the Gironde made it almost a necessity.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
After the armistice he was elected to the National Assembly by the departments both of Allier and Gironde.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
His family had long been settled in the commune of Omet, in the department of the Gironde.
"Napoleon's Marshals" by R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Guadet (Marguerite Elie), Girondin, b. Saint Emilion (Gironde), 20 July, 1758.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Word was brought that an American ship lay near by, in the Gironde.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
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