Monarchist


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Monarchist

A person who favors a government headed by a hereditary figure such as a king or queen. Monarchists may believe that a monarchy is preferable to a system in which politicians promote their own interests, instead of those of the state. Others may be culturally or just sentimentally attached to the days when monarchies were more common.
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According to the court statement, the defendants confessed to receiving orders from the monarchist group to hire agents in Iran, train them in how to carry out bombings, obtain arms and establish contacts with a U.
Opinion polls in Australia suggest a close contest between monarchists and republicans.
Even in his own cabinet, Mr Howard is becoming increasingly isolated with his monarchist stance.
He portrays Hobbes as working within the royalist emigrant community in France until he published his Leviathan, which propounded a concept of state which was absolutist rather than strictly monarchist, bestowing upon the state religious autonomy indifferent to such central institutions for the royalists as episcopy.
I've always been a monarchist but this latest episode has finally convinced me that it's an out-of-date institution.
Although I am a convinced monarchist, I normally shrink from doting sycophantically on the royal personages themselves.
Australia's monarchist Prime Minister John Howard said yesterday there was nothing sinister in his push to settle on a model for a republic to be voted on at a referendum.
Monarchist rhetoric in 1659-60 "is overwhelmingly epideictic, even as it is applied to what appears to be a deliberative situation.
4) The sixteenth-century chronicle's relation of events from a monarchist viewpoint, structured by reigns, vs.
Leading monarchist Kerry Jones said: "This is republicanism by stealth.
Australian monarchist Kerry Jones branded the move "republicanism by stealth".
AS A monarchist, I find it insulting that the Royal family approves of Beatrice and Eugenie being sent to school in Switzerland.