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  • On the appointed day a number of representatives appeared, and after some elaborate and fantastic ceremonials Rienzi, as dictator, issued an edict citing the emperor Louis the Bavarian and his rival Charles, afterwards the emperor Charles IV., and also the imperial electors and all others concerned in the dispute, to appear before him in order that he might pronounce judgment in the case.
  • 1 "He is too much given to horse-play in his raillery, and comes to battle like a dictator from the plough.
  • His wife was Caecilia Metella, who after his death married the dictator Sulla.
  • The dictator fled for refuge to the British legation, from whence he was conveyed on board H.B.M.S.
  • The dictator of Paraguay had quarrelled with Brazil for its intervention in the internal affairs of Uruguay, and he demanded free passage for his troops across refused, and alliance was formed between Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, for joint action against Lopez.

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