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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 ...
You cannot shield yourselves too much against the jealousies and heart
burnings which spring from these misrepresentations . They tend to render alien
to each other those who ought to be bound together by fraternal affection .
A just estimate of that love of power and proneness to abuse it which
predominates in the human heart is sufficient to satisfy us of the truth of this
position . The necessity of reciprocal checks in the exercise of political power , by
dividing and ...
... in which I promise myself to realize without alloy the sweet enjoyment of
partaking in the midst of my fellow citizens the benign influence of good laws
under a free government — the ever favorite object of my heart , and the happy
reward , as ...
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