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The Guillotine

By Arland Clements  (booksie.com)

In history, we were given the assignment to come up with a writing topic, which had to be something we learned throughout the year, and write a short story about this topic. My topic was as follows; "Assume the role of a man/woman about to be executed, describe what it's like walking towards the...

Short Story | Updated Jul 10, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Execution,Guillotine,Murder,Accused,French,Blood

The Guillotine

By Afree4012  (booksie.com)

Set in the French Revolution, this story is about a man with his family, facing the dangers of The Committee and the guillotine.

Short Story | Updated Aug 26, 2013 | Reads: 250 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: French,Revolution,History,Guillotine,Love,Family,Courage

The Thief

By Tucker Haase  (booksie.com)

A story about a misunderstood thief, who makes a dire mistake, and suffers gravely for it. He'll only be remembered by one person.

Short Story | Updated Jul 18, 2013 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 9
Tags: The,Thief,Love,Death,Guillotine,Thieves,Kings,Guards,Bows,And,Arrows,Wrongful,Mistakes,Pain,Tears,Grief,Meat

towers_of_academe

Bonjour, Madame La Guillotine

By Towers Of Academe  (booksie.com)

A change at the top in France

Poetry | Updated May 12, 2012 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Sarkozy,Hollande,President,Guillotine,Revolution,Changer,Fromages,De,Gaulle,Problemes,Bastille,Francais

Turn_Back_Time

By Ivy1973  (booksie.com)

A second. That's all it takes. Katie Hamilton's life hasn't been great, but it hasn't been horrible. She grew up in a big house with a big family and nice things. Tragedy struck when she was in her late teens and her mother died suddenly in a skiing accident. But time goes on, and she moved...

Book | Updated Apr 15, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Turn,Back,Time,Ivy1973,Ivy,1973,The,Guillotine,La,Katie,Hamilton,Lionel,Flynn,Kate,Catherine,Kit,Kat,Marcus,Arabel

The Guillotine And My Death

By Unknownwolfgirl  (booksie.com)

A man who is sentenced to death.

Short Story | Updated Oct 22, 2011 | Reads: 56 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Death,Sad,Mary,God,Different,Blood,Guillotine

American Oligarchy

By Bangkok Dan  (booksie.com)

It is my opinion of the state of the U.S. and the world, beginning with our penchant for bloody war. I believe that greed is ruining this country and that the U.S. government is no longer of the people, by the people and for the people. And I end with a cheer for the French revolutionaries.

Essay | Updated Oct 21, 2010 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: War,Iraq,Afghanistan,Wwii,Greed,Corruption,Oligarchy,French,Revolution,Louis,Xvi,Guillotine

bella_everdeen

I Saw The Fear In The Womans Eyes Before The Blade Collided With Her Soul And Dignity...

By Bella Everdeen  (booksie.com)

"The night was cold and icy, the guillotine looked dreary, the blood stained the blade itself, gleaming in the moonlight. I shivered. I saw the fear in the woman’s eyes before the blade collided with her soul, and dignity..." 1794. Men and Women in distress, the guillotine slashing away...

Short Story | Updated Nov 28, 2009 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Blood,Red,Ribbon,1794,Guillotine

aleksander_azrael

Golden Eagle Wings

By Aleksander Azrael  (booksie.com)

A poem about casting off the fears and doubts of moving on and soaring into a new life.

Poetry | Updated May 26, 2008 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 6
Tags: New,Life,Eagles,Gold,Guillotine

Guillotine

By Djtswing  (booksie.com)

I really do not know, I was reading Shakespeare and tried to write Old English style. And learning about the guillotining and such, I just wrote this down.

Poetry | Updated Apr 27, 2007 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 4
Tags: Djtswing,Love,Death,Guillotine

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