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I, 265-284, quoted from p. 280. 67 Aleksandr Petrovich Sumarokov, "Slovo Pokhvalnoe o Gosudare Imperatore Petre Velikom, sochincnnoe ko dniu Tezoimenitstva Eia Imperatorskogo Velichestva 1759 goda," op. , II, 219-228. 68 Sumarokov, op. , II, 221. , 225. " 70 If Sumarokov were less in the thrall of the reforming emperor than Feofan Prokopovich or Tatishchev had been, it was only in the sense that they could not have even imagined forgetting Peter the Great. Sumarokov, however, was not the loudest glorifier of Peter the Great in the middle of the eighteenth century.

His infancy came. The rosy dawn, the forerunner of the sun, appeared on the somber hori/on. Truth rejoiced and prejudice was gripped by fear. . 68 Time confirmed the reformer's work in an astounding manner: "Who among the not farsighled people could fail to judge as little the first house in Petersburg, the first naval vessel, Peter the Great's first army composed of children? "69 The orator intoned in a Biblical 66 Aleksandr Petrovich Sumarokov, "Na pobcdy Gosudaria Imperatora Petra Velikogo," op.

Deliberate suppression seems likely. Paradoxically—in coramonsense logic, not in terms of depth psychology—another relevant line of reasoning points to the frequent and varied references to Peter I by Catherine II. These references were often not simple pairings of the reigning sovereign and a particularly illustrious predecessor in terms of affirmation, continuity, 85 As its title suggests, Professor Rasmussen's dissertation treats the concept of the enlightened legislator as central to Catherine II's view of Peter I and of herself.

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