But what all England did not know De Vac had gleaned from scraps of conversation dropped in the armory: that Henry was even now negotiating with the leaders of foreign mercenaries, and with Louis IX of France, for a sufficient force of knights and menat-arms to wage a relentless war upon his own barons that he might effectively put a stop to all future interference by them with the royal prerogative of the Plantagenets to misrule
Possibly in a land of misrule
like Thessaly he may be welcomed at first, and the unseemly narrative of his escape will be regarded by the inhabitants as an amusing tale.
It can be little doubted that if the State of Rhode Island was separated from the Confederacy and left to itself, the insecurity of rights under the popular form of government within such narrow limits would be displayed by such reiterated oppressions of factious majorities that some power altogether independent of the people would soon be called for by the voice of the very factions whose misrule
had proved the necessity of it.
There used to be a swarm of these small apparitions in holiday time, and we called them children of the Lord of Misrule
. But how gat such a guest into my hall?"
"Is God HERE?" Ah, how is it possible for the untaught heart to keep its faith, unswerving, in the face of dire misrule
, and palpable, unrebuked injustice?
With the lax habits and easy familiarity of his race, he had a little world of self-indulgence and misrule
The King of Christmas was duly crowned, and the Lord of Misrule
bore potent sway.
Disaffection's failure to substitute misrule
for bad government.
For he had found School and School-house in a state of monstrous license and misrule
, and was still employed in the necessary but unpopular work of setting up order with a strong hand.
Again, God said, let ther be Firmament Amid the Waters, and let it divide The Waters from the Waters: and God made The Firmament, expanse of liquid, pure, Transparent, Elemental Air, diffus'd In circuit to the uttermost convex Of this great Round: partition firm and sure, The Waters underneath from those above Dividing: for as Earth, so hee the World Built on circumfluous Waters calme, in wide Crystallin Ocean, and the loud misrule
Of CHAOS farr remov'd, least fierce extreames Contiguous might distemper the whole frame: And Heav'n he nam'd the Firmament: So Eev'n And Morning CHORUS sung the second Day.
John's particularly established precedents promoting iconoclastic misrule
may be found in the history of its disciple, Trinity.
And nowhere more so than Wales, which - let us not forget - is, thanks to England's misrule
, now officially one of the poorest areas of Europe.