These two princes, unsought by any adulation or flattery of mine, of their own goodness alone, have taken it upon them to show me kindness and protect me, and in this I consider myself happier and richer than if Fortune had raised me to her greatest height in the ordinary way.
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Don’t grow dependent upon popular adulation. It comes and goes and reverses unexpectedly.
...waves and waves of adulation wash his pain away.