A reading of the first chapter of The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli. This book was intended as an instruction manual to teach the reader how to rule a nation.
Middle Aged (35-54)
North American (General) , North American (US New England - Boston, Providence)
Note: Transcripts are generated using speech recognition software and may contain errors.
Hello. My name is Dylan Phillips. For the sample, I'll be reading an excerpt from the Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli. Chapter one. How many kinds of Principalities there are, and by what means they are acquired all states. All powers that have held and hold rule over men have been and are either Republics or Principalities. Principalities are either hereditary in which the family has been long established or they are Newt. The new are either entirely new, as was Milan toe Francisco saw Franza. Or they are, as it were members and next to the hereditary state of the prince who has acquired them, as was the kingdom of Naples to that of the king of Spain. Such Dominions, thus acquired, are either accustomed toe live under a prince or to live in freedom and are acquired either by the arms of the prince himself or of others or else by fortune or by ability