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During the first, former emigres were compensated for their nationalized lands,
largely at the expense of bourgeois holders of government bonds; greater power
was granted to the clergy, and the death penalty was imposed for certain ...
American criminal whose writings during 12 years on death row made him the
symbol of an enduring controversy over capital punishment. Chessman had been
sent to reform school and the county jail four times before he was sentenced in ...
Death of God movement 942 aids to portrait sculptors, and for the last few
centuries they have been kept as mementos of the dead. Since the 13th century,
death masks have aided the sculptors of tomb effigies, but in medieval France
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