Lemoine Pastiche by Michelet manuscript

   Once more the coalition of lies and self-interest was reconstituted against Lemoine. Upon the Roman saying that declares disloyal the concurrence of man with God, the patent of God, sole creator, was countersigned once more by the governments of injustice, and in fear of the blood of the rebel. Men for whom blasphemy is an expression of the pierced hands of the Galilean delivered once more upon the cross of humiliation the bonds of righteousness. And for an indefinite time, [illegible] the hesitant evolution of liberated mentalities was arrested. Yet take courage! Not built of marble alone, but out of the much harder material of our hearts, let us demand the statue of the future, submissive to the propositions of history [?]

Manuscript fragment not retained in the published version.


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