These are the different sorts of oligarchies and democracies.
Autocracies, oligarchies, and democracies are alike to be swept out of his path.
Oligarchies are unjust to the many, and ochlocracies are unjust to the few.
In oligarchies, on the contrary, it is wrong to support those who are in administration against the people.
The Mahabharata, the great Hindu epic, makes mention of kingless states or oligarchies.
Here we find, in reality, not republican governments, but despotisms or oligarchies.
With the little adjoining State of Tlaxcala it was the home of the Aztec and other republics or oligarchies of prehispanic days.
The old monarchies break up, and give place to oligarchies first, and then to despotism.
The world finds room for kingdoms and empires and oligarchies; but undoubtedly man is born a democrat.
Democracies, oligarchies, aristocracies spring into being by laws of natural selection within the limits of a single province.