The last thing she wanted was rivalry among the men.
The rivalry between the English and the French, which had already convulsed the south, did not penetrate to Bengal.
Apart from the rivalry of the factions within the Assembly, there was the question of the Mussulman minority, dwindling it is true,' but still a force to be reckoned with.
Early in the 16th century the commercial rivalry between Weymouth and the neighbouring borough of Melcombe came to a height.
Whether as a result of his fear of the rivalry of Jem, or of his personal character, Bayezid showed little of the aggressive spirit of his warlike predecessors; and Machiavelli said that another such sultan would cause Turkey to cease being a menace to Europe.