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Desiderius Erasmus - 1992 - Preview
|62 Oderint, dum metuant Let them hate, so long as they fear 'Let them hate, so |
long as they fear,' an utterance typical of any tyrant, comes from a tragedy, and
every author quotes it. A special favourite with Cicero,1 it also passed into
|I was in fear until we came to challenging the jurymen. ... There pushing one |
another, as those on the outside drew back from the water, they began to shew
some panic, until ... That expression is cruel and detestable, ' Let them hate (so
|... literary treatments of myth and the political conditions that produce them: |
Nero's erstwhile tutor comments of a line in Accius' tragedy Atreus—'Let them
hate, so long as they fear'—that 'you would know it was written in the time of Sulla
|One would make them conscious of a cardinal sign of despotic power: the tyrant |
can measure his strength by his very ability to ... them: Nero's erstwhile tutor
comments of a line in Accius' tragedy Atreus — "Let them hate, so long as they
|"Instead, you make them hate you," Krasta said. "Let them hate, so long as they |
fear," Lurcanio said. As he had a way of doing, he waggled a finger at her. "And
with that, I give you a word of advice: do not believe everything that comes to you
|We are taught to see them so, to strip the humanity from them. I suppose there is |
an element of fear of the unknown about them. Quintus Ennius wrote: “What they
fear, they hate.” VICTORIA (from behind PETRA) “Let them hate, so long as they ...
|They think I can see into their hearts, but no witch can do that. ... I chose fear. I |
knew they'd never love me for telling 'em the truth, so I made certain of their fear.
No, they'll be relieved to hear the ... Let them hate me, so long as they fear me.
|"Hate....Yes. What was it that our venerated Field Marshal Cassiopeia Thrumbo |
once said of the Ynos: let them hate us so long as they fear us? Yes, I thinkthat
applies here as well." He looked at her full on now, his eyes narrowing ever so ...
|'I think so.' 'Very well.' Plautius clicked hisfingers, and the clerks working at small |
tables to one side of the tent looked round. ... 'Sir, wecan't execute those men.' '
Why not?' 'It isn't right ... You know the saying:“Let them hate,so long as they fear.