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1  Principalities are either hereditary, in which the family has been long established; or they are new.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER I — HOW MANY KINDS OF PRINCIPALITIES THERE ARE, ...
2  Firstly, by exterminating the families of those lords whom he had despoiled, so as to take away that pretext from the Pope.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII — CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ...
3  And when fighting afterwards amongst themselves, each one was able to attach to himself his own parts of the country, according to the authority he had assumed there; and the family of the former lord being exterminated, none other than the Romans were acknowledged.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV — WHY THE KINGDOM OF DARIUS, CONQUERED BY ...
4  Nor is it enough for you to have exterminated the family of the prince, because the lords that remain make themselves the heads of fresh movements against you, and as you are unable either to satisfy or exterminate them, that state is lost whenever time brings the opportunity.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV — WHY THE KINGDOM OF DARIUS, CONQUERED BY ...
5  But when cities or countries are accustomed to live under a prince, and his family is exterminated, they, being on the one hand accustomed to obey and on the other hand not having the old prince, cannot agree in making one from amongst themselves, and they do not know how to govern themselves.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER V — CONCERNING THE WAY TO GOVERN CITIES OR ...
6  He who has annexed them, if he wishes to hold them, has only to bear in mind two considerations: the one, that the family of their former lord is extinguished; the other, that neither their laws nor their taxes are altered, so that in a very short time they will become entirely one body with the old principality.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER III — CONCERNING MIXED PRINCIPALITIES