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Any other tenure by which the West can hold this essential advantage , whether
derived from its own separate strength or from an apostate and unnatural
connection with any foreign power , must be intrinsically precarious . While then
As avenues to foreign influence in innumerable ways , such attachments are
particularly alarming to the truly enlightened and independent patriot . How many
opportunities do they afford to tamper with domestic factions , to practice the arts
The great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is , in extending our
commercial relations , to have with them as little political connection as possible .
So far as we have already formed engagements , let them be fulfilled with perfect
Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground ? Why , by interweaving our
destiny with that of any part of Europe , entangle our peace and prosperity in the
toils of European ambition , rivalship , interest , humor , or caprice ? It is our true ...
But if I may even flatter myself that they may be productive of some partial benefit
, some occasional good , that they may now and then recur to moderate the fury
of party spirit , to warn against the mischiefs of foreign intrigue , to guard against ...
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