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  • Gottlieb had twice to ask him whether he had prepared the new batch of medium, and Gottlieb was an autocrat, sterner with his favorites than with the ruck of students.
  • The nation must make the best physicians autocratic officials, at once, and that was all there was to it.
  • Each day his executive duties crawled into two hours or three or four, and he raged, he became muddled by complications of personnel and economy, he was ever more autocratic, more testy; and the loving colleagues of the Institute, who had been soothed or bullied into surface peace by Tubbs, now jangled openly.

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  • The dis—United States would fragment into several petty, squabbling autocracies, proving the contention of European monarchists and reactionaries that this harebrained experiment in democracy could not last.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • The least appearance of opposition struck fire out of the old autocrat.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles

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