“Whom they fear they hate. And whom one hates, one hopes to see him dead.And we recently discovered, if it was not known before, that no amount of power can withstand the hatred of the many. The death of this tyrant,23 whose yoke the state endured under the constraint of armed force and whom it still obeys more humbly than ever, though he is dead, illustrates the deadly effects of popular hatred; and the same lesson is taught by the similar fate of all other despots, of whom practically no one has ever escaped such a death. For fear is but a poor safeguard of lasting power; while affection, on the other hand, may be trusted to keep it safe for ever.
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