Sentence Examples

  • He retired to Montargis, where he was arrested, and was guillotined in Paris on the 17th of November 1793.
  • Twenty leaders of the Commune were arrested on the 1 7th of March 1794 and guillotined a week later.
  • Discovered, he attempted to shoot himself, but was only wounded, and was taken to Bordeaux, where he was guillotined when his identity was established.
  • His defence was that he had only obeyed the orders of the Committee of Public Safety; but, after a trial which lasted forty-one days, he was condemned to death, and guillotined on the 7th of May 1795.
  • In Paris the slaughter of distinguished victims began with the trial of Marie Antoinette, who was guillotined on the 16th.

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