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However, a democracy is safer and less liable to sedition than an oligarchy; for in this latter it may arise from two causes, for either the few in power may conspire against each other or against the people; but in a democracy only one; namely, against the few who aim at exclusive power; but there is no instance worth speaking of, of a sedition of the people against themselves.
To conspire against my honor with Madame de Chevreuse, Madame de Longueville, and the Condes."
The people conspire against the missionaries, and distress them.
His men conspire against him, confine him a long time to his cabin, and set him on shore in an unknown land.
Archbishop Hanna, in a statement, said that the Zionist barbaric aggression against Syrian is an aggression against Palestine and all the Arab nation, noting that those who conspire against Palestine and its capital Jerusalem are the same ones who are conspiring against Syria which started to recover after the victories it has achieved over its enemies.
Meanwhile, the housing sector mostly continues to cool as high price points and elevated mortgage rates conspire against the sector, despite underlying solid jobs gains and incomes.
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (NINA) -- The head of the change movement parliamentary bloc Amin Baker accused the Electoral Commission of collusion with the two ruling parties in the Kurdistan region to conspire against the Iraqi people and steal their votes, pointing out that the counting and sorting devices have been manipulated the program and began to give stored results in advance out of reality.
Nafisa Shah said that Nawaz Sharif himself has been a conspirator so who would conspire against him?
He took money from Osama Bin Laden to conspire against Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto's government.
Local leaders said that some unseen powers had got united to conspire against democracy and criticise the former prime minister and the elected government.
To conspire against President Maduro, against the Bolivarian revolution, against the people of Venezuela," Maduro told a gathering of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Xinhua reported.
"# BJPs # AsteenKaSaanp & # Arnab conspire against BJP leaders.