There is no evidence of simony in the conclave, and Leo's election was hailed with delight by the Romans on account of his reputation for liberality, kindliness and love of peace.
Rosas gradually concentrated all power in his own hands, and was hailed by the populace as a saviour of the state.
The downfall of the temporal power was hailed throughout Italy with unbounded enthusiasm.
Considerations such as these could not be expected to appeal to the nation at large, which hailed the advent of the Left as the dawn of an era of unlimited popular sovereignty, diminished administrative pressure, reduction of taxation and general prosperity.
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