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  • For as he that is so bitten has a continual torment of thirst, and yet abhorreth water; and is in such an estate as if the poison endeavoured to convert him into a dog; so when a monarchy is once bitten to the quick by those democratical writers that continually snarl at that estate, it wanteth nothing more than a strong monarch, which nevertheless out of a certain tyrannophobia, or fear of being strongly governed, when they have him, they abhor.

    Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill


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  • JM advises the outlawing of tyrannophobia - all sufferers will be put to death.

    November 22, 2009

  • Fear of your favourite dinosaur not starring in the next Jurassic Park movie.

    November 30, 2008