Each day revealing new signs that lead them (and the viewer) to become more enmeshed in a growing megalomania.
Then, too, there are frequent glints of what one might call exceptionalism - or low-level megalomania.
Crispis so-called megalomania gave place to retrenchment in home affairs and to a deferential attitude towards all foreign powers.
They certainly neither require, nor are palliated by, theories of his "megalomania," of his excessive attention to conflicts of will and the like.
He main.tained the institutions of the day, though seeking to diminish their abuse, and he perfected material details; but misfortune would have it that instead of remaining a great military administrator he flattered Louis XIV.s megalomania, and thus caused his perdition.