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  • But, now a century of respite had been granted, the Chaldaeans were at the gates, and there was no sign of valid national repentance.
  • Then came several years' respite from Indian war, and settlers began at once to pour into the region.
  • The risk was not taken, and the short respite gave time to close the doors in the face of the invader.
  • A respite was thus given and something was done to improve the army.
  • The energy of Danton, the organizing skill of Carnot, and the high spirit of the French nation, resolute at all costs to avoid dismemberment, had well employed the respite given by the sluggishness of the Allies.
 

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