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ABSOLUTE, adj. Independent, irresponsible. Absolute monarchies are those in which the sovereigns do as they please, so long as they please the assassins. Not many absolute monarchies are left, most of them having been replaced by limited monarchies, where the … Continue reading
Kānāwai Māmalahoe – Law of the Splintered Paddle Declared to the people of the Kingdom of Hawai‘i by its ruling monarch, Kamehameha I, ca. 1797. Oh my people, Honor thy gods; Respect alike [the rights of] people both great and humble; … Continue reading