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of, representing, or carried on by people at large

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characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality

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representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large

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He frequently juxtaposed democratic factions in Ancient Greece with the Revolutionary French who, he declared, were caught up "in the paroxysm of their democratical mania" and who exhibited "horrors beyond all recorded example" (3: 12; 2: 166).
pretensions to oligarchal privilege on the one side, and to democratical despotism on the other'.
According to Hobbes, Thucydides least of all liked democracy and praised Athens' political regime most when "it was democratical in name but in effect monarchical under Pericles" (Hobbes [1627] 1975, 14).
Washington wrote: "It is among the evils, and perhaps not the smallest, of democratical governments, that the people must feel before they will see.
The first visible eruption, or even immediate danger, of public disorders must alarm all the stock-holders [by which he meant creditors], whose property is the most precarious of any; and will make them fly to the support of government, whether menaced by Jacobitish violence or democratical frenzy.
Our Government," he told Washington, "should in some Degree be suited to our Manners and Circumstances, and They you know are not strictly democratical.
65) There was no proof "that the States in wh[ich] a property qualification is established, either choose wiser men, or are less democratical than those States where the property qualification for electors does not exist," admitted even property-defender Rufus King.
The process of political-institutional democratical establishment was also corroborated to a process of structural and institutional adaptation to the Western European "group" criteria.
He again repeated himself in an essay of 1783, on 'The Evil Consequences Arising from the Propagation of Mr Locke's Democratical Principles'.
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