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  • She was a dreadful old despot, this princess; she could not allow equality in anything, not even in friendship of the oldest standing, and she insisted on treating Mrs. Epanchin as her protegee, as she had been thirty-five years ago.

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  • He was elected as a constitutional president, but quickly became a despot.
  • Today’s benign dictator is replaced by tomorrow’s despot.

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