Statistics for occurrence #1 of “France” in chapter 1 of George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor:
...aechappera pas. England, too, has no great statesmen now, no great statesmen of any party, and woe to the country whose condition and institutions no longer produce great men to manage its affairs.
France , on the contrary, has the Revolution behind her,—La France a la Revolution en dos,—a phrase which he repeated several times in the course of the conversation.
She is like a man who ha...
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