The Tories in England had long imagined that they were enthusiastic about the monarchy, the church and beauties of the old English Constitution, until the day of danger wrung from them the confession that they are enthusiastic only about rent.
Karl Marx (1818–1883), German political theorist, social philosopher. repr. In Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: Collected Works, vol. 11 (1979). The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte, sect. 3 (1852).