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  1. Looking forward to Feodor's death, Boris made ready to mount the throne; and he saw- what all other " Mayors of the Palace" climbing into the places of faineant kings have seen- that he must link to his fortunes the fortunes of some strong body in the nation; he broke, however, from the general rule among usurpers- bribing the church- and determined to bribe the nobility. - "The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17" by Charles Francis Horne
  2. They were the Mayors of that Palace; he only le roi faineant. - "Lucretia, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton