And the poltroon compelled the brave woman to witness the execution, with the added indignity of a rope round her neck, or as De Charlevoix much more neatly expresses it, "obligea sa prisonniere d'assister a l'execution, la corde au cou." To the shock of this horror the womanly spirit of Madame de la Tour succumbed; she fell into a decline and died soon after.

And the poltroon compelled the brave woman to witness the execution, with the added indignity of a rope round her neck, or as De Charlevoix much more neatly expresses it, "obligea sa prisonniere d'assister a l'execution, la corde au cou." To the shock of this horror the womanly spirit of Madame de la Tour succumbed; she fell into a decline and died soon after.

L'insuccès de nos propositions pacifiques nous obligea d'élargir les mesures de précaution militaires. Le Cabinet de Berlin nous ayant adressé une question

And the poltroon compelled the brave woman to witness the execution, with the added indignity of a rope round her neck, or as De Charlevoix much more neatly expresses it, "obligea sa prisonniere d'assister a l'execution, la corde au cou." To the shock of this horror the womanly spirit of Madame de la Tour succumbed; she fell into a decline and died soon after.