This governing oligarchy was known as " the patricians."
Clive's plan of governing through the agency of the native court had proved a failure.
Once more, in the doctrine of sin and redemption, the governing idea is God's fatherly purpose for His family.
None of the French possessions is self-governing in the manner of the chief British colonies.
Or federated of distinct self-governing units like Germany (where the units include kingdoms, at least three minor types of monarchies, municipalities and a crown land under a nominated governor), or the United States, where the units are democratic republics.