Behind the honeyed but patently absurd pleas for equality is a ruthless drive for placing themselves (the elites) at the top of a new hierarchy of power.
In dealing with those who share his bed, the enlightened ruler may enjoy their beauty but should not listen to their special pleas...han fei
In dealing with those who share his bed, the enlightened ruler may enjoy their beauty but should not listen to their special pleas...
Le direction del Judge in civil pleas doit estre hypothetic, si le fait soil trove tiel, donque pur le plaintiff ou defendant, mes ne ungues positive ou coercive, ne le jury finable : The direction of the Judge in civil pleas ought to be hypothetick, if the fact be found such, then for the plaintiff or defendant, but never positive or coercive, nor is the jury finable.
I hate and detest all frivolous pleas; but I never will make too much haste, in determining matters which may be of consequence to the subject.
When love once pleas admission to our hearts, (In spite of all the virtue we can boast), The woman that deliberates is lost.joseph addison