Georges Danton Quote

Kings and emperors threaten us, but now you have thrown down the gauntlet to them. That gauntlet is the head of a king.


speech to the inhabitants of Liège and Hainault, 31 January 1793, in Robert Christophe Danton (1967)

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Kings and emperors threaten us, but now you have thrown down the gauntlet to them. That gauntlet is the head of a king.

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Kings and emperors threaten us, but now you have thrown down the gauntlet to them. That gauntlet is the head of a king.

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Kings and emperors threaten us, but now you have thrown down the gauntlet to them. That gauntlet is the head of a king.

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Kings and emperors threaten us, but now you have thrown down the gauntlet to them. That gauntlet is the head of a king.