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[6] Weber, i., p. 218.

[7] Le Boulanger (the king), la Boulangere (the queen), et le petit mitron (the dauphin).

[8] “Souvenirs de la Marquise de Crequy,” vii., p. 123.

[9] Weber, ii, p. 226.

[10] “Souvenirs de Quarante Ans,” p. 47.

CHAPTER XXVI.

[1] Madame de Campan, ch. xv.

[2] F. de Conches, p. 264.

[3] Madam de Campan, ch. xv.

[4] See a letter from M. Huber to Lord Auckland, “Journal and Correspondence of Lord Auckland,” ii, p. 365.

[5] La Marck et Mirabeau, ii., pp. 90-93, 254.

[6] “Arthur Young’s Travels,” etc., p. 264; date, Paris, January 4th, 1790.

[7] Feuillet de Conches, iii., p. 229.

[8] Joseph died February 20th.

[9] “Je me flatte que je la meriterai [l’amitie et confiance] de votre part lorsque ma facon de penser et mon tendre attachement pour vous, votre epoux, vos enfants, et tout ce qui peut vous interesser vous seront mieux connus.”—­ARNETH, p. 120.  Leopold had been for many years absent from Germany, being at Florence as Grand Duke of Tuscany.

[10] Feuillet de Conches, iii., p. 260.

[11] As early as the second week in October (La Marck, p. 81, seems to place the conversation even before the outrages of October 5th and 6th; but this seems impossible, and may arise from his manifest desire to represent Mirabeau as unconnected with those horrors), Mirabeau said to La Marck, “Tout est perdu, le roi et la reine y periront et vous le verrez, la populace battra leurs cadavres.”

[12] Lese-nation.

CHAPTER XXVII.

[1] Arthur Young’s “Journal,” January 4th, 1790, p. 251.

[2] Feuillet de Conches, i., p. 315.

[3] “Le mal deja fait est bien grave, et je doute que Mirabeau lui-meme puisse reparer celui qu’on lui a laisse faire.”—­Mirabeau et La Marck, i., p. 100.

[4] La Marck et Mirabeau, i., p. 315.

[5] Ibid., p. 111.

[6] Feuillet de Conches, i., p. 345.

[7] Mirabeau et La Marck, i., p. 125.

[8] He alludes to Maria Teresa’s appearance at Presburg at the beginning of the Silesian war.

[9] “Il lui [a l’Assemblee] importait de faire une epreuve sur toutes les Gardes Nationales de France, d’animer ce grand corps dont tous les membres etaient encore epars et incoherents, de leur donner une meme impulsion....  Enfin, de faire sous les yeux de l’Europe une imposante revue des force qu’elle pourrait un jour opposer a des rois inquiets ou courrouces.”—­ LACRETELLE, vii., p. 359.

CHAPTER XXVIII.

[1] We learn from Dr. Moore that there was a leader with five subaltern officers and one hundred and fifty rank and file in each gallery of the chamber; that the wages of the latter were from two to three francs a day; the subaltern had ten francs, the leaders fifty.  The entire expense was about a thousand francs a day, a sum which strengthens the suspicion that the pay-master (originally, at least) was the Duc d’Orleans.—­DR. MOORE’S View of the Causes, etc., of the French Revolution, i., p. 425.

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