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His hands would plait the priests guts, if he had no rope, to strangle kings.

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Source Notes: Source: DENIS DIDEROT, Les Eleutheromanes, Poesies Diverses, p. 16 .Another version frequently cited is: Let us strangle the last king with the guts of the last priest. Attributed to Diderot by Jean-Francois de La Harpe, Cours de Litterature Ancienne et Moderne, vol. 3, book 4, chapter 3, p. 415 .

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Denis Diderot (October 5, 1713 July 31, 1784) was a French philosopher and writer. Born in Langres, Champagne, France in 1713, he was a prominent figure in what became known as the Enlightenment, and was the editor-in-chief of the famous Encyclopdie.

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