This was unwise, but if autocrats always acted wisely they would not furnish history with moral lessons.

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Barbara W. Tuchman (1912-1989) American historian and author
A Distant Mirror, ch. 21 “The Fiction Cracks” (1978)
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On young King Richard II's giving substantial offices and lands to his friend and mentor

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, the Earl of Oxford, in so doing making an enemy of the Duke of Gloucester.
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