[dan-tn; French dahn-tawn]
- Georges Jacques [zhawrzh zhahk] /ʒɔrʒ ʒɑk/, 1759–94, French Revolutionary leader.
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Thoughts that breathe and words that burn did not drop from his lips as from Danton's.In the Heart of Vosges
Musjah was valued at two hundred dollars, but has been stolen from Mr. Danton.Concerning Cats
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But there remained the legal obstacle he had expounded to Danton.
Sharp as a pistol-shot came that question, as Danton was turning away.
The leaders of this party were Danton, Robespierre, and Marat.Fox's Book of Martyrs
- Georges Jacques (ʒɔrʒ ʒɑk). 1759–94, French revolutionary leader: a founder member of the Committee of Public Safety (1793) and minister of justice (1792–94). He was overthrown by Robespierre and guillotined
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