conspire against

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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.
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.
Sattar stated that those who conspire against his party are conspiring against Pakistan.
BJPs # AsteenKaSaanp & # Arnab conspire against BJP leaders.
The intelligence services did not conspire against Morsi, it was he who conspired against Egypt.
He also hailed vision of Javed Hashmi and said that Hashmi was man of democracy and he could never conspire against democracy.
Now we have five more low-life Taliban to conspire against us and try to bring this country down.
Upon arriving at Jdaidet Yabous border crossing point on Tuesday, the Minister said in a statement to journalists that "allied forces in the world and some western countries who boast about being peerless in the world continue to conspire against Syria to destroy this brave country, but history shows that justice will certainly prevail, and the struggle of the Syrian people today shows this fact clearly.