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The pace of executions slowed, but did not stop, although now former supporters of the regime were more likely to be the victims of the guillotine.
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION OFFERS A CRITICAL LESSON AS THE U.S. RETURNS TO NORMALCHRISTINE ADAMSMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We were talking and we said, we should probably write a finale for this season that could also be a series finale … We really felt like we were making the show with a guillotine above our necks.
HOW ‘FREAKS AND GEEKS’ WENT FROM MISFIT DRAMEDY TO CULT CLASSIC, AS TOLD BY ITS CAST AND CREATORS: ‘PEOPLE JUST LIKE IT SO MUCH THAT IT THRUSTS ITSELF FROM THE GRAVE’SONIA RAOJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Coca-Cola is trying to cut underperforming brands, and even modern ones like Odwalla juice and regional sodas like Delaware Punch are poised to fall prey to the cost-cutting guillotine.
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Promotion came speedily when the guillotine cleared the way in the higher ranks by removing the incompetent and unfortunate.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
But France had had enough of the Terror, and knew that she could evolve her safety by other means than that of the guillotine.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The question between the Girondist and the Jacobin was, "Who shall lie down on the guillotine?"
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The young ladies were all arrested, fourteen in number, and taken in a cart to the guillotine.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Hence the Jacobins had serious cause to fear a reaction, and determined to silence their voices by the slide of the guillotine.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
She preferred to die herself rather than to incur the possibility of exposing those who loved her to the guillotine.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The long procession arrived at the guillotine, and the bloody work commenced.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT

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