Marie-Jeanne Philipon

[Madame Roland]

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  • ''O liberty! O liberty! What crimes are committed in thy name!''
    Madame Roland [Marie-Jeanne Philipo (1754-1793), French revolutionary. remark at her execution, Nov. 8, 1793. quoted in Histoire des Girondins, bk. 51, ch. 8, Alphonse de Lamartine (1847). Madame Roland's remark at the guillotine was apparently addressed to a huge statue of Liberty erected nearby.
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