A person compared to Machiavelli for favoring expediency over morality.
- The picture could be a physiognomical paradigm of a conspirator, a machinator, a schemer, a Machiavel.
- He notes that Carew, though a murderous Machiavel, never betrayed his sworn allegiance as the rebel chieftains did.
- Shakespeare, in one of his works, mentions ‘the murderous Machiavel.’
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