The effect of the incident was rather to increase detestation of Giolitti than to damage Crispi.
Inwardly "he took a remorse of conscience and detestation of mind."
All this time the brutal work of the Blood Council went on, as did the exodus of thousands upon thousands of industrious and well-to-do citizens, and with each year the detestation felt for Alva and his rule steadily increased.
He had set off to secure an ally against Louis, and he came back from his expedition with a crown on his head and a new nation at his back, united in its detestation of popery and of France.
His youth was passed in scandalous dissipation, which drew upon himself and his coterie the detestation of the people of Paris.