The second power of vulgarity is obscenity, and this vice is like the pestilence.
The chief of a nation that prefers the pestilence of despotism to the plague of anarchy.
How is it that some pestilence does not carry off all these poor people?
Yet it had sufficed that the nations should flock there for a pestilence to break out.
"Avoid it like a pestilence, monsieur," he ...