... "The external dangers were well known, and any move to export the revolution to foreign peoples was almost bound to produce counterrevolution in countries which, though notionally liberated, were in reality under the yoke of armed missionaries."
Republics at War: Revolutions, Conflicts, and Geopolitics in Europe and the Atlantic World, P. Serna, A. De Francesco, J. A. Miller (eds) Palgrave 2013
See review at https://networks.h-net.org/node/28443/reviews/42653/rapport-serna-and-de-francesco-and-miller-republics-war-1776-1840