When the study of the classics had penetrated the nation with antique ideas of heroism, tyrannicide became a virtue.
For the Italian ethics of tyrannicide, see back, pp. 169, 170.
Lorenzino paid the usual penalty of tyrannicide some years later.
The essay, as I had written it, was entitled 'tyrannicide, a Justification.'
And so it came to pass that the pamphlet appeared with the title—'tyrannicide: is it Justifiable?
There was only one passage which in any way bore on the subject of tyrannicide, and that certainly did not express approval.
Upon whom should the poems, a medley of tyrannicide and revolutionary raving, be fathered?
It would, therefore, be irrelevant and out of place to examine here, whether the doctrine of tyrannicide deserves that title.
It is in this manifesto that he applies euphemistically to her deed the term "tyrannicide."
Others unpacked their hearts with words in tyrannicide declamations and imitations of Greek tragedy.