This was agreed to, and Saint-Just was despatched to Strassburg, in company with another deputy, to superintend the military operations.
The euvres completes de Saint-Just have been edited with notes by C. Vellay (Paris, 1908).
"And I," savagely replied Saint-Just, "will make him carry his like a Saint Denis."
Composed of twelve members, re-eligible every month, and dominated by the triumvirate, Second Robespierre, Saint-Just and Couthon~ it was stronger committee than ever, since it obtained the right of appointing of public leaders, disposed of money, and muzzled the press, safety.
Meanwhile affairs in Paris looked gloomier than ever, and Robespierre recalled Saint-Just to the capital.