Amelia Opie

(12 November 1769 – 2 December 1853 / Norwich)

On The Place De La Concorde - Poem by Amelia Opie

[Originally called the Place de Louis Seize,--next the Place de la
Revolution, where the perpetual guillotine stood.]
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  • Susan Williams (1/25/2016 2:34:00 PM)


    Very powerful contrast is offered here between the beauty of architecture and the ugliness of man's actions- -it is like visiting a graveyard where great care is taken to gardens of flowers and inspiring statues but what we see is row upon row of the dead (Report) Reply

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