I looked up, and there, straight before me, saw the same officer who had given me the assignat the night before.
In June, 1795, the quotation of the assignat oscillated violently.
The paper was a French assignat, bearing the words, 'Payez au porteur la somme de deux mille livres.'
At these words he held up triumphantly the French assignat, and waved it before the eyes of the court.
I now possessed nothing in the world but an assignat of five hundred francs.
And yet Cambon steadily insisted that the security for the assignat currency was perfect.
He would not even change an assignat to take for what I drank, which was not a little; and I therefore owe him for it.
Napoleon had nothing remaining, but an assignat of one hundred sous, his pay being in arrear.
I looked up, and, straight before me, saw the same officer who had given me the assignat the night before.
The lettering in the corners proclaims death to any one who should dare to counterfeit the assignat.