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... still more for the steadfast confidence with which it has supported me and for
the opportunities I have thence enjoyed of manifesting my inviolable attachment
by services faithful and persevering , though in usefulness unequal to my zeal .
Interwoven as is the love of liberty with every ligament of your hearts , no
recommendation of mine is necessary to fortify or confirm the attachment . The
unity of government which constitutes you one people is also now dear to you . It
is justly ...
ual , and immovable attachment to it ; accustoming yourselves to think and speak
of it as of the palladium of your political safety and prosperity ; watching for its
preservation with jealous anxiety ; discountenancing whatever may suggest even
So likewise , a passionate attachment of one nation for another produces a
variety of evils . Sympathy for the favorite nation , facilitating the illusion of an
imaginary common interest in cases where no real common interest exists and
As avenues to foreign influence in innumerable ways , such attachments are
particularly alarming to the truly ... Such an attachment of a small or weak towards
a great and powerful nation dooms the former to be the satellite of the latter .
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