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Quotation by Pierre Vergniaud
When justice has spoken, humanity must have its turn.
Pierre Vergniaud (1753–1793), French revolutionary leader. speech, Jan. 17, 1793, to the National Assembly.
arguing in favor of executing Louis XVI. Four days later the king was guillotined, and in October of the same year, Vergniaud, as leader of the Girondist faction, met the same fate.
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