Provincial Patriot Of The French Revolution
Excerpt: .a demonstration were at once taken in hand. Among the provincial troops now assembled in or marching towards Paris, there was no body more remarkable than the battalion of the 300 Marseillais. Like a whirlwind of patriotic emotion they swept through France, dragging the cannon with which they meant to knock at the gates of the Tuileries, chanting Rouget's new song forever to be associated with the name of their own city.
Provincial Patriot of the French Revolution