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Extermination

,—the principle of the war in which the combined powers are engaged against France;--to destroy twenty-five million of people, or otherwise to force on them such a government, as these combined powers, in their clemency and wisdom, shall approve: such is the war in which the rulers of nations have involved their subjects; in which, already more than 300,000 men have been slaughtered, during the course of two campaigns; nevertheless, these horrible massacres seem only to have increased the fury, by which these despots are stimulaetd; and thus myriads of innocent, ignorant victims still continue, without reflection, to obey the tyrants order, and to yield their willing throats to the butcher's knife. “Ye gods, what havock does ambition make amongst your works!”

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Entry taken from A Political Dictionary, by Charles Pigott, 1795.

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