sceptreless

sceptreless

(ˈsɛptələs) or

scepterless

adj
1. lacking a sceptre, powerless, lacking authority
2. lacking the need or will to obey a sceptre or authority
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Which mimicked, as with colours idly spread, All men believed or hoped, is torn aside; The loathsome mask has fallen, the man remains Sceptreless, free, uncircumscribed, [.
Those of us who have felt a certain utopian elation when reading certain lines in poems like Prometheus Unbound--"The loathsome mask has fallen, the man remains / Sceptreless, free, uncircumscribed, but man / Equal, unclassed, tribeless, and nationless, / Exempt from awe, worship, degree, the king / Over himself" (III.