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Some weeks ago, when the United States was contending with its own insurrection, I discussed the nature of coups d’etat and how, last century, usurpers tended to seize TV stations before storming presidential palaces.
The nimblest usurpers snatch power before anyone knows what has happened.
To sum the whole matter, the Britisher is an odious usurper “who has always got one eye open.”
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
If reason is to rule, the usurper, religion, must be ejected; hence atheism was fundamental to his entire system.
BARON D'HOLBACHMAX PEARSON CUSHING
And when they were through, the King (for all he was a rank usurper) spoke them fair, and gave each man three guineas in his hand.
The circumstances were propitious to the designs of a usurper.
This scandalous outrage was soon reported at Rome, and the sacrilegious usurper was excommunicated and banished.
The manager went away, while the artillerymen in the gallery began to sing out encouragement to the usurper.
The true Répentigny alone, his nature long purified of pride, felt no malice nor indignation against this usurper of his name.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
They began to hoot and hiss, calling Checco foul names, accusing him of causing all their troubles, naming him tyrant and usurper.
THE MAKING OF A SAINTWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM

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