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43 He was right. ”44 Whole sections of the population were unable to see that many people supposed to be their elders and betters had deceived and indoctrinated them with false hopes, and they then continued to deceive themselves of their own free will. “Principles, issues, examples, vocabulary, songs, heroes and villains, were all drawn wholesale from that The Mighty Projects of the Times 31 era,” comments one authority. ”45 “Standard rhetoric for working-class agitation came from the French revolution,” and echoes of it were to be heard down the years.
37 Between that year and 1796 she published her Letters from France, eight volumes of determined fellow-traveling that could not fail to mislead her readers. Victims of popular fury were hanged on lamp-posts. “The sight of la lanterne chilled the blood in my veins,”38 she allowed, immediately recovering with the thought that acts of barbarity stain every revolution. France was an example of “enlightened freedom” that all the nations of Europe might soon emulate. She lived with John Hurford Stone, a shady businessman who sometimes presided over the dinners at White’s, and they entertained together in a salon.