But on prairial 20, the world is in holiday clothes in the Jardin National.
What, then, was the policy that inspired the Law of prairial?
One half of the entire number of victims, namely, 1356, were guillotined after the Law of prairial.
The law of prairial threatened particularly the Terrorists; its effect would soon have extended to the other parties.
We think that the author of the Law of prairial was a bad man.
The Law of prairial violently infringed all three of these essential conditions of judicial equity.
On the 1st prairial he presided over the Convention, and remained unmoved by the insults and menaces of the insurgents.
Yet the Directory of prairial was not devoid of a spasmodic energy, which served to throw back the invaders of France.
My ministry dates from the 30th prairial, the 8th of June if you prefer; we will not quarrel over words.
For the decree of prairial suppressed the formalities of law in political trials.