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"The flames of revenge rise higher and higher.  If they want to be free, to live, they must make revolution, ready to go through mountains of swords or seas of fire, dare to charge forward, to struggle."

In this scene no one holds the rebellious peasants back as at long last their urge to avenge their oppressors is satisfied.  The text coincides with Mao's teachings of constant revolution that underlie the Cultural Revolution, while the language also uses militaristic imagery.