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JULY 14 TO OCTOBER 6, 1789.
THE HOLLOW TRUCE.
Versailles, on the 14th and 15th of July
July 15. The King at the Assembly
Paris in mourning and misery
Deputation of the Assembly to the city of Paris
17. The hollow peace.
The King goes to Paris
First emigration: Artois, Condé, Polignac, &c.
Isolated position of the King
23. They engage the people to put confidence in them
27. The court compromised by the English Ambassador.
Fury of the old nobles and new nobles
Terror of the rural districts
The peasants take up arms against the brigands
They burn the feudal charters, and fire several castles 201
Declaration of the rights of man and citizen
Disturbances; danger of France
July 27. The Assembly creates the Committee of Inquiry
Attempts of the Ccurt.
They wish to prevent the trial of Besenval
The royalist party wish to make a weapon of public
The revolutionary part of the nobles offer to abandon
the feudal rights
Night of the 4th of August
Class privileges abandoned
Resistance of the clergy
Privileges of provinces abandoned
THE CLERGY AND THE PEOPLE.
Prophetic speeches of Fauchet
Impotent efforts for reconciliation
Imminent ruin of the ancient Church
The Church had abandoned the people
August 6. Buzot claims the estates of the clergy for the nation.
Suppression of Tithes
Religious liberty acknowledged
League of the clergy, the nobility, and the Court
Paris abandoned to itself.
No public authority: few acts of violence
Devotion and sacrifice
Secret projects of the Court
Is there to be one Chamber or two? The English
The Assembly required to be dissolved and renewed
It was heterogeneous, discordant, and powerless
Discordant principles of Mirabeau; his fear
August 30. Agitation of Paris on the question of the Veto
State of the Press. Multiplication of the newspapers
Tendency of the Press
The Press is still royalist
Loustalot, the editor of the Révolutions de Paris
31. His proposition rejected at the Hotel-de-Ville.
Conspiracy of the Court, known to Lafayette and every-
Growing opposition between the National Guards and
Uncertain conduct of the Assembly
Sept. 18. Volney proposes to it to dissolve
Impotency of Necker and the Assembly
Impotency of the Court and the Duke of Orleans
Even the Press powerless
THE PEOPLE GO TO FETCH THE KING, OCTOBER 5TH, 1789.
The people alone find a remedy
Egotistical position of the Kings at Versailles.
Louis XVI. unable to act in any way.
The Queen solicited to act
October 1. Orgy of the body guards
Insults offered to the national cockade
Irritation of Paris
Misery and sufferings of the women
Their courageous compassion
5. They invade the Hotel-de-Ville
They march upon Versailles
The Assembly receives warning
Maillard and the women before the Assembly
Robespierre supports Maillard
The women before the King
Indecision of the Court.
THE PEOPLE BRING THE KING BACK TO PARIS, OCTOBER 6TH, 1789.
5th of October continued. First blood shed
The women gain over the regiment of Flanders
A fight between the body guard and the National
Guard of Versailles
The King no longer able to escape
The affright of the Court
The women pass the night in the hall of the Assembly.
Lafayette forced to march against Versailles
October 6. The château assailed
The danger of the Queen
The body guard saved by the French ex-guards
The Queen before the people.
Hesitation of the Assembly
Conduct of the Duke of Orleans
The King conducted to Paris.