He knew well that the appeal to abstract reason and the hatred of aristocracy would spread over Europe like a flood, and, as -he was in the habit of considering whatever was most opposed to the object of his dislike to be wholly excellent, he called for a crusade of all established governments against the anarchical principles of dissolution which had broken loose in France.
The personal question did not interest Frederick: so long as Poland was kept in an anarchical condition he cared not who was called king.
Domestic affairs, on the other hand, were in an almost anarchical condition.
The first step making for security was to build a fleet strong enough to provide against the anarchical condition of those parts; but this implied a direct attack not only upon the Crimean khan, who was mainly responsible for the conduct of the Volgan hordes, but upon the khan's suzerain, the Turkish sultan.
From 1606 indeed to 1610 Poland was in an anarchical condition.
But external aid was useless so long as Poland was hampered by her anarchical constitution.
From 1659 onwards, these African cities, though nominally forming parts of the Turkish empire, were in fact anarchical military republics which chose their own rulers and lived by plunder.
The Christian enemies of the Mahommedans were for long weak and no less Christian anarchical than.
But the anarchical state of Persia at the beginning of 1722 opened up fresh vistas of conquest.
When they became intolerable, from the Empire were sought the exemptions, privileges, immunities from that local authority, which, anomalous and anarchical as they were in theory, yet in fact were the foundations of all the liberties of the middle ages in the Swiss cantons, in the free towns of Germany and the Low Countries, in the Lombard cities of Italy.