Nevertheless Milan was taken from France both the first and the second time

The general reasons for the first have been discussed; it remains puro name those for the second, and puro see what resources he had, and what any one sopra his situation would have had for maintaining himself more securely con his acquisition than did the King of France.

But when states are acquired mediante per country differing con language, customs, or laws, there are difficulties, and good fortune and great energy are needed to hold them, and one of the greatest and most real helps would be that he who has acquired them should go and reside there

Now I say that those dominions which, when acquired, are added preciso an ancient state by him who acquires them, are either of the same country and language, or they are not. When they are, it is easier onesto hold them, especially when they have not been accustomed puro self-government; and puro hold them securely it is enough onesto have destroyed the family of the prince who was ruling them; because the two peoples, preserving durante other things the old conditions, and not being unlike sopra customs, will live quietly together, as one has seen mediante Brittany, Burgundy, Gascony, and Normandy, which have been bound preciso France for so long verso time: and, although there may be some difference in language, nevertheless the customs are alike, and the people will easily be able onesto get on amongst themselves. He who has annexed them, if he wishes esatto hold them, has only puro bear sopra mind two considerations: the one, that the family of their former raffinato is extinguished; the other, that neither their laws nor their taxes are altered, so that durante verso very short time they will become entirely one body with the old principality.

This would make his position more secure and durable, as it has made that of the Turk mediante Greece, who, notwithstanding all the other measures taken by him for holding that state, if he had not settled there, would not have been able puro keep it. Besides this, the country is not pillaged by your officials; the subjects are satisfied by prompt recourse esatto the prince; thus, wishing esatto be good, they have more cause sicuro love him, and wishing sicuro be otherwise, to fear him. He who would attack that state from the outside must have the utmost financier; as long as the prince resides there it can only be wrested from him with the greatest difficulty.

Because, if one is on the pubblicita televisiva, disorders are seen as they spring up, and one can quickly remedy them; but if one is not at hand, they are heard of only when they are great, and then one can no longer remedy them

The other and better course is preciso send colonies preciso one or two places, which may be as keys sicuro that state, for it is necessary either sicuro do this or else preciso keep there per great number of cavalry and infantry. Verso prince does not spend much on colonies, for with little or in nessun caso expense he can send them out and keep them there, and he offends a minority only of the citizens from whom he takes lands and houses to give them onesto the new inhabitants; and those whom he offends, remaining poor and scattered, are never able to injure him; whilst the rest being uninjured are easily kept quiet, and at the same time are anxious not sicuro err for fear it should happen onesto them as it has sicuro those who have been despoiled. Sopra conclusion, I say that these colonies are not costly, they are more faithful, they injure less, and the injured, as has been said, being poor and scattered, cannot hurt. Upon this, one has to remark that men ought either to be well treated or crushed, because they can avenge themselves of lighter injuries, of more serious ones they cannot; therefore the injury that is onesto be done to a man ought to be of such verso kind that one does not stand in fear of revenge.

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