In countries like France, where the peasants constitute far more than half of the population, it was natural that writers who sided with the proletariat against the bourgeoisie, should use, in their criticism of the bourgeois regime
, the standard of the peasant and petty bourgeois, and from the standpoint of these intermediate classes should take up the cudgels for the working class.
Filon to put into the mouth of an imaginary centenarian a series of delightfully picturesque studies which aim at the minute presentment of life in France under the old regime
, and end for the most part with the Revolution.
The new recruits, being broken in under the new regime
, gave better promise.
It was a logical and crushing indictment of the whole system of education that developed in the minds of the students only such ideas as were favorable to the capitalistic regime
, to the exclusion of all ideas that were inimical and subversive.
From an exhausted nation they might make a great and strong one, and I know more than one state in old Europe which ought to put itself under the regime
of oxygen for the sake of its health
The revolt of the nation was directed partly against the irresponsible injustice of the Puritan military government but largely also against the excessive moral severity of the whole Puritan regime
For are there not ill-ordered States in which the citizens are forbidden under pain of death to alter the constitution; and yet he who most sweetly courts those who live under this regime
and indulges them and fawns upon them and is skilful in anticipating and gratifying their humours is held to be a great and good statesman-- do not these States resemble the persons whom I was describing?
He was an enthusiast for the ancien regime
, and was trying to re-enact literally the family life of the last Bourbons.
I know that it won Wolf Larsen's approval, while the sailors beamed with satisfaction during the brief time my regime
He was the incarnate suspicion, the incarnate anger, the incarnate ruthlessness of a political and social regime
on its defence.
violate human rights and attack protests.