Maximilien Robespierre was nothing but the hand of Jean Jacques Rousseau, the bloody hand that drew from the womb of time the body whose soul Rousseau had created.

Maximilian Robespierre war nichts als die hand von Jean Jacques Rousseau, die blutige hand, die aus dem schobe der Zeit den Lieb herborzog, dessen Seele Rousseau gefchaffen.

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Original Citation

Heine, Heinrich. "De l'Allemagne depuis Luther [Germany after Luther]." Revue des deux Mondes, Dec. 1834.

Current Citation

Heine, Heinrich. "On the History of Religion and Philosophy in Germany." On the History of Religion and Philosophy in Germany and Other Writings, translated by Howard Pollack-Milgate, edited by Terry Pinkard. Cambridge University Press, 2007.