They are revolutionists in theory, reactionists in practice.
The reactionists were ready to combine with their opponents.
No means were left unemployed by the reactionists to secure a victory.
Gambetta believed, or pretended to believe, in the patriotism of the reactionists.
The reactionists said, "This is the revenge for the Vendôme column."
The Reactionists had at least vitality enough to make a death-struggle.
During the whole month of September the reactionists hid in their lurking-places.
After the first days of June he disgorged 1,090 persons reclaimed by the reactionists.
He was then so powerful that the reactionists of the West cried for Russian cannon, to be used against the Reds.
Meanwhile the government of the reactionists in Portugal had been marked by much violence and contempt of law.