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  • The primary government is aristocratic. Patrician tyranny rouses the populace to revolt, and then democratic equality is established under a republic. Democratic excesses cause the rise of an empire, which, becoming corrupt, declines into barbarism, and, again emerging from it, retraces the same course.
  • Golitsuin was a typical representative of Russian society of the end of the 17th century in its transition from barbarism to civilization.
  • The penury and barbarism of Polish circumstances are graphically described in his and his wife's letters of this period.
  • War is the ultimate barbarism, the primitive belief that fighting determines who is right—but of course it doesn't.
  • Pfuel and his adherents demanded a retirement into the depths of the country in accordance with precise laws defined by a pseudo-theory of war, and they saw only barbarism, ignorance, or evil intention in every deviation from that theory.

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