美的なるもの

信長の偉大なるは信念と共に殺された由、安倍の矮小なるは信念を吹聴し乍ら周囲の甘言、脅しによって方向転換、只管長期安定の寝床を欲するのみ。

Nobunaga’s greatness was that he was committed to his beliefs and was therefore killed.
Abe’s dwarf is that he abandoned his beliefs by the surrounding sweet words and threats and instead wanted a long-term administration.