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Quotation by Elizabeth I
Monarchs ought to put to death the authors and instigators of war, as their sworn enemies and as dangers to their states.
Elizabeth I (1533–1603), Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 13, by Frederick Chamberlin (1923).
To Fenelon, the French Ambassador.
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