They attacked him from every standpoint, though on one point they seemed in agreement, namely: that he was a Communard.
Beside it the Communard journals, in spite of their romanticism, show pale and dull.
Gambon was one of the mildest of creatures, and somewhat of a "Communard malgr lui."
The honest Minister, not having succeeded in getting his enemy shot as a Communard, summoned him before the assizes for libel.
For every captured Communard or sympathizer with the Commune shot by the Versaillese, three hostages were to be shot.