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never before known, and thereby, to the revolutionary element in the tottering feudal society, a rapid development.
The bourgeoisie, historically, has played a most revolutionary part.
General Nathaniel Greene, the best soldier, except Washington, in the Revolutionary army, was a Quaker and a blacksmith.
And, thank Heaven, our country need not be ashamed of her sons,--of most of them at least,-- whatever side they took in the Revolutionary contest."
There was an activity that made for progress without being revolutionary. The field of influence was great and infinitely varied--once one had conquered a name.
That man belonged to one of the revolutionary circles.
"Do you know, Villefort, that you are talking in a most dreadfully revolutionary strain?
Let what may remain of revolutionary sap exhaust itself and die away with the old trunk, and condescend only to regard the young shoot which has started up at a distance from the parent tree, without having the power, any more than the wish, to separate entirely from the stock from which it sprung."
Some of your revolutionary friends' effusions are written in a CHARABIA every bit as incomprehensible as Chinese - " Mr Vladimir let fall disdainfully a grey sheet of printed matter.
It's a society," he explained, standing ponderously by the side of the arm-chair, "not anarchist in principle, but open to all shades of revolutionary opinion."
In the Congress of the Confederation, the master minds of James Madison and Alexander Hamilton were constantly engaged through the closing years of the Revolutionary War and those of peace which immediately succeeded.
It follows from these views that no State upon its own mere motion can lawfully get out of the Union; that Resolves and Ordinances to that effect are legally void; and that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the authority of the United States, are insurrectionary or revolutionary, according to circumstances.

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