les girondins

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Saturday’s Stud Part Deux

I Cannot Get enough Of Marco Tauleigne!

Woof, Baby!

(Les Misérables provides) …an excessive, radical, and sometimes unjust critique of society, which might lead human beings to hate what saves them, which is social order, and to become delirious about what will cause their downfall: the antisocial dream of the undefined ideal.
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Alphonse de Lamartine

He calls les mis an “epic of the rabble”, the conversation between Monseigneur Bienvenu and G the Conventionist “a deification of terrorism”. He also assures us that the title is false; the characters were not misérables but guilty and lazy.