[e-ma-ny-el zhaw-zef] /ɛ ma nüˈɛl ʒɔˈzɛf/ (show ipa), (“abbé sieyès”) 1748–1836, french priest and revolutionist.
it is not to him, but to the abbe sieyes, that i address this chapter.
the writings of thomas paine, volume ii thomas paine
like the abbe sieyes, mr. paine had completely mastered the science of government, which was in fact extremely simple.
the eve of the revolution carl becker
which done, one can wind up with this comfortable reflection from abbe sieyes: “messieurs, you are today what you were yesterday.”
the french revolution thomas carlyle
emmanuel joseph (ɛmanɥɛl ʒozɛf), called abbé sieyès. 1748–1836, french statesman, political theorist, and churchman, who became prominent during the revolution following the publication of his pamphlet qu’est-ce que le tiers état? (1789). he was instrumental in bringing napoleon i to power (1799)
emmanuel joseph [e-ma-ny-el zhaw-zef] /ɛ ma nüˈɛl ʒɔˈzɛf/ (show ipa), (“abbé sieyès”) 1748–1836, french priest and revolutionist. historical examples sieyes was very busy reading his prayers, and, for a few moments, he did not perceive their departure. harper’s new monthly magazine, no. xxiii.–april, 1852.–vol. iv. various the council of ancients was to be brought around […]
a member of the secular clergy. a t-tle of respect for any ecclesiastic or clergyman. historical examples the abbes and the bishops and the priests are alike distrustful and hostile. a heroine of france evelyn everett-green the secret of the lesbians was only employed, however, by the abbes and the castrata. the memoires of casanova, […]
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