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Reign of Terror

This was followed by the reign of terror that shaped the lives of people of color following the collapse of Reconstruction until World War II.
Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
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  • This was followed by the reign of terror that shaped the lives of people of color following the collapse of Reconstruction until World War II.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • "Are we threatened with a fresh Reign of Terror?" asked another.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • And that Invisible Man, Kemp, must now establish a Reign of Terror.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • She had not been in Paris for some months; the horrors and bloodshed of the Reign of Terror, culminating in the September massacres, had only come across the Channel to her as a faint echo.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel

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  • What this folk needed, then, was a Reign of Terror and a guillotine, and I was the wrong man for them.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
  • In France the Reign of Terror commenced, a siege of vicious retribution that would send nearly 3,000 men and women to the guillotine in Paris alone, while in the provinces the slaughter was even more savage.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • At Omori, the reign of terror was over.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • All the horrors of the reign of terror were based only on solicitude for public tranquillity.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • I assure you that there is a reign of terror in the district, and that it is a hardy man who will cross the moor at night.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • My reign of terror continues.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes

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  • The handful that remained joined the ranks of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named, and were responsible for some of the worst mass Muggle killings of his reign of terror.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • It was the beginning of a reign of terror to the colored population.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Those who came from wizarding families had grown up hearing the names of these Death Eaters spoken with almost as much fear as Voldemorts; the crimes they had committed during the days of Voldemort’s reign of terror were legendary.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • To challenge how power is held in America meant facing a reign of terror, some of which I witnessed over the years, mostof which failed to reach "mainstream" America — although this is changing.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • The first years following the Russian invasion could not yet be characterized as a reign of terror.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • It’s not like a bunch of angry kids with pitchforks and torches was going to end Itex’s reign of terror.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • He had been enjoying a reign of terror since they brought him to Detroit, trying to take big chunks out of the grooms, and no one wanted to go within a pitchfork’s length of him.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • The reign of terror within the warlord tribe continued.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • There was a lowering energy in her face as she stood looking at me while I explained the impossibility of my engaging her (without thinking it necessary to say how very little I desired to do so), which seemed to bring visibly before me some woman from the streets of Paris in the reign of terror.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • Just prior to his death when he was awarded a special pension by Congress for his service in the Civil War, the press and the country took the opportunity to pay tribute to his fidelity to principle in a trying hour and his courage in saving his government from a devastating reign of terror.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • So far as this is possible, he is at ease under a reign of terror.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • To this day the effects of that old reign of terror are still visible.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • Thus marked the beginning of Fidel Castro’s reign of terror.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Long before the Nazi reign of terror began elsewhere, union leaders and leftists were murdered in Plauen.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • RABID DOG KILLS 4 IN BIZARRE THREE-DAY REIGN OF TERROR, the headline on that evening’s edition of the Portland Evening Express blared.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • The women who drove the carts usually spent their day on the Place de la Greve, beneath the platform of the guillotine, knitting and gossiping, whilst they watched the rows of tumbrils arriving with the victims the Reign of Terror claimed every day.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Nothing can be done to end his reign of terror.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • " ’tis true, madame," answered he, "that my father was a Girondin, but he was not among the number of those who voted for the king’s death; he was an equal sufferer with yourself during the Reign of Terror, and had well-nigh lost his head on the same scaffold on which your father perished."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • He dreams of a reign of terror!
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • A reign of terror, I tell you.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • A Reign of Terror.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • The nights of the great blade begin —night after night\ It was a reign of terror inside a small, bloody kingdom within a vast land where centuries of bloodstained warlords had prevailed.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • He stood somewhat isolated: the envoy of the Revolutionary Government of France was not likely to be very popular in England, at a time when the news of the awful September massacres, and of the Reign of Terror and Anarchy, had just begun to filtrate across the Channel.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • I am as sure he will establish a reign of terror—so soon as he has got over the emotions of this escape—as I am sure I am talking to you.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • These ecstatic couples, locked together, hardly speaking, proclaimed in the midst of the tumult of rejoicing, with the proud egoism and injustice of happy people, that the plague was over, the reign of terror ended.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • He firmly believed that the French aristocrat was the most bitter enemy of France; he would have wished to see every one of them annihilated: he was one of those who, during this awful Reign of Terror, had been the first to utter the historic and ferocious desire "that aristocrats might have but one head between them, so that it might be cut off with a single stroke of the guillotine."
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Armand, whose connection with the Scarlet Pimpernel and disavowal of the brutal policy of the Reign of Terror was still unknown to his countryman, had left England a little more than a week ago, carrying with him the necessary instructions, which would enable him to meet the other fugitives and to convey them to this place of safety.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • a woman with a stern, forbidding eye, though still noble and distinguished in appearance, despite her fifty years—"ah, these revolutionists, who have driven us from those very possessions they afterwards purchased for a mere trifle during the Reign of Terror, would be compelled to own, were they here, that all true devotion was on our side, since we were content to follow the fortunes of a falling monarch, while they, on the contrary, made their fortune by worshipping the rising sun;
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
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