DAOIST CENTER: Outer History of China
murdering top officials and expelling foreign minorities with
assistance of Empress L�. 'When the rabbits have all
been destroyed, one no longer needs the dog; when the crows have
get rid of the archer; when enemy states have all been crushed,
illustrious ministers should be killed.' Together, they
exterminated all those within the court who could pose a threat
to their dominance."