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Furies of the Guillotine (The)

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The tricoteuses—that is, Frenchwomen who attended the Convention knitting, and encouraged the Commune in all their most bloodthirsty excesses. Never in any age or any country did women so disgrace their sex.

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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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Funeral
Funeral Banquet
Funeral Games
Fungoso
Funk
Funny Bone
Furbelow
Furca
Furcam et Flagellum (gallows and whip)
Furies (The Three)
Furies of the Guillotine (The)
Furor
Fusberta
Fusilier’s
Fuss
Fustian
Fustian Words
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