The French Revolution: Perception and History
- Thomas Carlyle’s The French Revolution. A History
- Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities
- Mrs. Montague Barstow’s The Scarlet Pimpernel
II. The Terror
It is necessary emphatically to repeat, that there are rights which men inherit at their birth, as rational creatures, who were raised above the brute creation by their improvable faculties; and that, in receiving these, not from their forefathers but, from God, prescription can never undermine natural rights.