Recovery > Fall of the Dantonists > THE TIMES (London), April 10th, 1794
Danton, who suffered last, displayed to the last moment, all the audacity of a hardened conspirator; like Hebert, he was distinguished by his red collars.
...No spectacle can possibly be more horrid than that of the present state of this capital. The streets every where blocked up by beggars... A prodigious number of houses untenanted, and shops shut up. Crowds besieging the doors of the bakers and butchers shops. Pits filled with victims who have found a termination of their miseries in the Place de la Revolution, and the police continually on foot for the purpose of new arrests.
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