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Word: monarchy

Definition: government under a single ruler


Sentences Containing 'monarchy'

The progress from an absolute to a limited monarchy, from a limited monarchy to a democracy, is a progress toward a true respect for the individual.
had rotted and died, the French monarchy had gone down in the red tempest of the revolution, and Napoleon was a name that was beginning to be talked about.
``To fall,''continued King Louis, who at the first glance had sounded the abyss on which the monarchy hung suspended,``to fall, and learn of that fall by telegraph!
made but a faint attempt to parry this unexpected blow; the monarchy he had scarcely reconstructed tottered on its precarious foundation, and at a sign from the emperor the incongruous structure of ancient prejudices and new ideas fell to the ground.
The work I speak of is called`A Treatise on the Possibility of a General Monarchy in Italy,'and will make one large quarto volume.''
``Oh, your great work on the monarchy of Italy!''
The days when such distinctions were so nicely weighed and considered no longer exist in France, and the first families of the monarchy have intermarried with those of the empire.
That the power, and consequently the security of the monarchy, may not be weakened by division, it must descend entire to one of the children.
The common law of England, indeed, is said to abhor perpetuities, and they are accordingly more restricted there than in any other European monarchy; though even England is not altogether without them.
Great Britain is, I believe, the only monarchy in Europe where the oppression of purveyance has been entirely abolished.
There are more such, perhaps, in England than in any other European monarchy.
I would not, however, be understood to insinuate, that either of those expensive garrisons was ever, even in the smallest degree, necessary for the purpose for which they were originally dismembered from the Spanish monarchy.
In the earlier periods of the monarchy, the clergy of France appear to have been as much devoted to the pope as those of any other country.
In every great monarchy of Europe, the sale of the crown lands would produce a very large sum of money, which, if applied to the payment of the public debts, would deliver from mortgage a much greater revenue than any which those lands have even afforded to the crown.
The progress from an absolute to a limited monarchy, from a limited monarchy to a democracy, is a progress toward a true respect for the individual.

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