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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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priestessmikokikyo Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014
Hail her majesty Madame Guillotine! love this its amazing!
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ElphabaTheDelerious Featured By Owner 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 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!!!!! HAIL HER MAJESTY!!!!! :iconguillotineplz:
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Deketai Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012
Mind if I use this on a poem? I make no funds, and I credit you, look: [link]
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DarthWill3 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
HAIL HER MAJESTY!!!
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Decollate1 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011  Professional Photographer
Beautiful
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ElphabaTheDelerious Featured By Owner 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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baummitgift Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011  Hobbyist
Nice effect on the guillotine
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EntirelyInsane Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2011
GASP. THAT IS WIN.
Oh, goodness, I do love this.
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EntirelyInsane Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2010
oooooohhh....sooo pretty...
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