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English citations of putsch

  • 1951 Isaac Asimov, Foundation
    "You are pessimistic today Lee. And singularly contrary, too, or you wouldn't speak of violence. Our own little putsch was carried through without loss of life, you remember.
  • eats it away and takes its place, like a virus usurps control of the nucleus of a cell; a malicious putsch, an infamous coup d'état. — Harry Mulisch, The Discovery of Heaven, Part 4, Third Intermezzo, 1992. As translated by Paul Vincent