Dictators, in short, are the scourge of the earth.
Foiled by the dictators stubbornness, Cavour had once more to take to underhand methods; and, while continuing futile negotiations with King Francis, sent his agents into Naples to stir up disaffection and create a sentiment in favor of national unity strong enough, in any event, to force Garibaldis hand.
Groups always place flowers at the feet of these icons and we all bow with respect - whatever your personal views about totalitarian dictators.
For centuries, the country was ruled by dictators who imposed their cruel wishes on the miserable population.
These dictators appointed for minor purposes were expected to retire from office as soon as their function was completed.