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"A Conspiracy!" cried the delighted lady, clapping her hands.
From the latter he is defended by being well armed and having good allies, and if he is well armed he will have good friends, and affairs will always remain quiet within when they are quiet without, unless they should have been already disturbed by conspiracy; and even should affairs outside be disturbed, if he has carried out his preparations and has lived as I have said, as long as he does not despair, he will resist every attack, as I said Nabis the Spartan did.
Yea, sun, moon, and stars were all in the conspiracy to lie to her of the loveliness of the world and the good intentions of life.
Commotions also arise in aristocracies, from there being so few persons in power (as we have already observed they do in oligarchies, for in this particular an aristocracy is most near an oligarchy, for in both these states the administration of public affairs is in the hands of a few; not that this arises from the same cause in both, though herein they chiefly seem alike): and these will necessarily be most likely to happen when the generality of the people are high-spirited and think themselves equal to each other in merit; such were those at Lacedasmon, called the Partheniae (for these were, as well as others, descendants of citizens), who being detected in a conspiracy against the state, were sent to found Tarentum.
"Question the first: Was the Colonel's Diamond the object of a conspiracy in India?
I have conspired against the king; that conspiracy has failed, and, at this moment, I am doubtless pursued."
"The conspiracy seems to thrive," remarked Gryphus.
My closest observations of her detected but one serious result of the conspiracy which had once threatened her reason and her life.
"No confidences, Watson; for they are mighty awkward if it comes to an arrest for conspiracy and murder."
Fouquet; Belle-Isle is being fortified: that is a conspiracy on the part of M.
He is needed for the place that awaits him, and so almost apart from his will and despite his indecision, his lack of a plan, and all his mistakes, he is drawn into a conspiracy that aims at seizing power and the conspiracy is crowned with success.
Thus far, his reading had only informed him that the conspiracy had been planned.