Quotation by David Hume

Absolute monarchy,... is the easiest death, the true Euthanasia of the BRITISH constitution.
David Hume (1711–1776), Scottish philosopher. Essays Moral, Political, and Literary, part I, E. VII ("Whether the British Government inclines more to Absolute Monarchy, or to a Republic"), p. 51, ed. Eugene F. Miller, revised edition, Indianapolis, Liberty Fund, Inc. (1987).
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