The people grow tired of a confusion whose end is not in sight.

Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) French writer, diplomat, politician
L’Ancien Régime et la Révolution (1856)

Alt. trans.: "People are tired of a confusion whose end is not in sight." Referring to Bonaparte's ability to manipulate the public by drawing on their weariness of the Revolution.

Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 20-Dec-10
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