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“This is like Robespierre,” a House GOP member told The Daily Beast.Republicans Panicked After Eric Cantor Loss: ‘This Is Like Robespierre’|Ben Jacobs, Tim Mak|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the rest of us have had trouble catching up to Robespierre and crew, well, we are starting from a bit of a handicap.Why Deny the Obvious: Hollywood’s Backward Stance on Abortion|Teo Bugbee|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The film begins with her on stage, with a joke that Robespierre wrote about feminine discharge.Jenny Slate’s Earnest and Funny Abortion Film ‘Obvious Child’|Caryn James|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The bloody effervescence of the Bastille gave way to Robespierre and then Napoleon; Stalin crushed Trotsky.
Now, Robespierre and the other radicals were criticized by Burke for wanting to turn France into a republic.
Robespierre might have saved Danton: he preferred to let him be sacrificed.The French Revolution|Hilaire Belloc
Thus Robespierre and his party triumphed over all who dared oppose them.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
Robespierre became both tired and jealous of his great friend and compatriot, and decided to get rid of him.When a Cobbler Ruled a King|Augusta Huiell Seaman
Robespierre, in a burst of extemporary energy, previously studied, has declared the country in danger.
"What I have just said to you is the exact truth," proceeded Robespierre solemnly.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2|Eugne Sue
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Cultural definitions for Robespierre
A French political leader of the eighteenth century. Robespierre, a Jacobin, was one of the most radical leaders of the French Revolution. He was in charge of the government during the Reign of Terror, when thousands of persons were executed without trial. After a public reaction against his extreme policies, he was executed without trial.