James Fenimore Cooper Quote

A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.


The American Democrat (ed. 1838)

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A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule,...

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A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule,...

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A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule,...

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A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule,...