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Madame Guillotine by ChrisRawlins Madame Guillotine by ChrisRawlins
Hymn To The Guillotine

Daughter of Liberty! whose knife
So busy chops the threads of life,
And frees from cumbrous clay the spirit;
Ah! why alone shall Gallia feel
The beauties of thy pond'rous steel?
Why must not Britain mark thy merit?

Hark! 'tis the dungeon's groan I hear;
And lo, a squalid band appear,
With sallow cheek, and hollow eye!
Unwilling, lo, the neck they bend;
Yet, through thy pow'r, their terrors end,
And with their heads the sorrows fly.

O let us view thy lofty grace;
To Britons shew thy blushing face,
And bless Rebellion's life—tir'd train!
Joy to my soul! she's on her way,
Led by her dearest friends, Dismay,
Death, and the Devil, and Tom Paine!

Peter Pindar, Esq - December 1794
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ElphabaTheDelerious Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I would like to use this on my tumblr RP account for Citizen Chauvelin: [link] If you'd rather I not, please let me know
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JDLuvaSQEE Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!!!!! HAIL HER MAJESTY!!!!! :iconguillotineplz:
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Mind if I use this on a poem? I make no funds, and I credit you, look: [link]
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DarthWill3 Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
HAIL HER MAJESTY!!!
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Decollate1 Nov 17, 2011  Professional Photographer
Beautiful
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ElphabaTheDelerious Apr 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Hope you don't mind, but I used this as a background for a picture. I credited you: [link]
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Nice effect on the guillotine
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EntirelyInsane Feb 7, 2011
GASP. THAT IS WIN.
Oh, goodness, I do love this.
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EntirelyInsane Aug 24, 2010
oooooohhh....sooo pretty...
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Cora-Dilcoroc Mar 10, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's...truly beautiful. :nod: I just love the way, you drew the background...the blue matches this scene here very well. :love: Uuuh, the Guillotine... It's such a horrible instrument of torture...but yet the "Hymn to the Guillotine" amazes me everytime when I read it. You did a great job here! ^^
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