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  • Some of them are bound to go to far, as underneath every Rousseaunian, human nature-denying leftist lies an Evariste Gamelin: a violent idealist who just cannot wait to exact revenge on his enemies.

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  • There's some freaky iconography in those books of Gamelin.

    Jacques Gamelin (1738-1803)

  • "Liberty" by Glyn Maxwell is a play in verse that tells the story of Gamelin, a young magistrate whose ideals are tested while working for Robespierre after the French Revolution.

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  • Gamelin,” the poet makes the Reeve charge his companion with not very creditable behaviour towards his customers.

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  • He spent a week as guest of the French General Staff, and at the end boasted to Gamelin (apropos of ordering new equipment), "As for me, I get all I ask for."

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  • On the one hand, the incompetence of Bazaine, Nivelle, Gamelin, Weygand; on the other, the astonishing, almost Pascalian insight and intelligence of certain rigid military figures, such as Lyautey, Galliéni, Leclerc and De Gaulle.

    French Army

  • We kept hoping that General Weygand, who had succeeded General Gamelin, would be able to stand on the Somme and on the Aisne, and if these failed, on the Loire.

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  • But Gamelin, the perfect guest, put all the officers at their ease.

    War With the Blinds Down

  • Gort has placed the British Expeditionary Force exactly where Gamelin wants it.

    War With the Blinds Down

  • A month ago in France they were telling me of a surprise visit Gamelin had made to a British Battalion headquarters up front.

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  • Indian,

    down with,death to used as a part of a slogan in India an interjection

    May 22, 2009