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MONARCHY, government. That form of government in which the sovereign power is entrusted to the hands of a single magistrate. Toull. tit. prel. n. 30. The country governed by a monarch is also called a monarchy.

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The continued domination over the Arab and Islamic states of the region, looting the natural wealth of the people, maintaining the dictatorial rulers and traditional and monarchial regimes of the region, preventing the (spread of) Islamic Awakening and controlling the popular revolutions of the region can be named as the goals of the Americans' plots," he added.
Obama seems to enjoy the monarchial parts, but when it comes to the actual business of running government, he shows little interest and even less aptitude.
The execution of Charles I in 1649 led to forty years of monarchial instability.
President Obama isn't going to get any static from them on the issue of torture; which the Myanmar had inflicted on their enemies (both Myanmar and non Myanmar) since the monarchial days of which Adnoram Judson is but one of them their hands are grimy with the blood they helped to spill.
Based on the equality of everyone before the throne of God, taking Scripture as its charter, and preferring a conciliar and ecumenical model to a monarchial one, the early church was able to soften the harshness of late Roman and Byzantine law, transforming an instrument of retribution into one of correction, and raising a persecuted minority into a symphonic partner for the ordering of society.
The monarchial ballet "toy" the Bolsheviks had inherited, the Romanovs "golden rattle," as Lunacharskii calls ballet in one of Ezrahi's aptly chosen quotes, could become "a powerful Bolshevik weapon .
C1 is an undivided human who is multiple entities; T1 is multiple natural persons who are an identical general partnership; T2 is multiple natural persons who are an identical monarchial office.
The revolution evolved through monarchial, republican and tolarian phases until it catapulted into Napolean.
Which is best; the monarchial form as exhibited in episcopacy, the aristocratic form as found in Presbytarianism, or the democratic form as embodied in Congregationalism?
In this we look at Britain, with its own monarchial system, as both a model and a partner.
In recouping the seventeenth-century royal representation and the discourses that contested and opposed it, she interrogates the liminal space between domestic and monarchial images.
In the wake of the Arab Spring, Gray potently explores this important area of scholarship by taking a historical perspective and exploring the contemporary shifts in the dialectical discourse regarding gender taking place in Morocco, a monarchial society in flux.