Michael Kelly in Paris - 1792
from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 23-24:
At day-break, one morning, I was awakened by the beating of drums, and an uproar in the street ; I found the King and Queen had made their escape from Paris ; the tumult was terrific ; all the gates of Paris were closed ; the national guards called out ; in short, all was anarchy and confusion; and although those dreadful scenes have been too accurately described to need an observation, it is impossible for one who has been an eye-witness to the horrors of a revolution, to refer to the period without touching on the subject...
The next day Paris was all in a bustle ; couriers … more >>
Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 23-24. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435857399186 accessed: 13 August, 2022
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