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It seemed as though you, the king, have no regards for the lives of the men who protect you.

It seemed as though you, the king, had no regards for the lives of the men who protected you.

Could you break down what both the sentences mean? And what their differences are?

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    I think you mean regard, in the singular. – Tᴚoɯɐuo Apr 18 '16 at 13:28
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It seemed as though you, the king, have no regards for the lives of the men who protect you.

Someone says this to the king that it seemed(past tense - it no longer seems) to speaker that the king doesn't have (present tense - King still doesn't have regards for those lives) any respect for the life of men who protected(past tense - may have protected at some point in time) the king.

It seemed as though you, the king, had no regards for the lives of the men who protected you.

Someone says this to the king that it seemed(past tense - it no longer seems) to speaker that the king had (past tense - King doesn't used to respect those lives but now he does) no respect for the life of men who protected(past tense - may have protected at some point in time) the king.

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