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Bloody Week (The)

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The week ending on Sunday, May 28th, 1871, when Paris was burning, being set on fire by the Communists in hundreds, of places. The destruction was frightful, but Nôtre Dame, the Hôtel Dieu, and the magnificent collection of pictures in the Louvre, happily escaped demolition.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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