Girondist

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a member of the moderate republican party that was in power during the French Revolution

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4) Here it is sufficient to note that as an aspiring "democratic champion," he was willing to sacrifice himself in the crusade for reform: the Girondists were ultimately unsuccessful, and not a few paid for failure with their heads.
Like his encounter with the principle of utility and his romance with the Girondists, Mill's engagement with Bentham's atheism proved a deep and abiding experience that would inform his labors for the remainder of his life.
Their ideological fury and aspirations to world-shaping power match the Girondists and Napoleon, but they make quite a show of their disdain for the French.
as his necessity History of the Girondists , enforces.
of History of the Girondists, or Personal Memoirs of the Patriots of the French Revolution, by Alphonse de Lamartine.