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guillotine
used in War and Peace

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Definition
a device used to behead people who are to be executed by the state (most associated with the French Revolution); or executing someone in such a manner
  • We learn that Luther had a hot temper and said such and such things; we learn that Rousseau was suspicious and wrote such and such books; but we do not learn why after the Reformation the peoples massacred one another, nor why during the French Revolution they guillotined one another.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (83% in)

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