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But this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism . The
disorders and miseries which result gradually incline the minds of men to seek
security and repose in the absolute power of an individual ; and sooner or later
the chief of ...
The precedent must always greatly overbalance in permanent evil any partial or
transient benefit which the use can at any time yield . sec Of all the dispositions
and habits which lead to [ 19 ] WASHINGTON ' S FAREWELL ADDRESS.
sec Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity , religion
and morality are indispensable supports . In vain would that man claim the tribute
of patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness
It is a slave to its animosity or to its affection , either of which is sufficient to lead it
astray from its duty and its interest . Antipathy in one nation against another
disposes each more readily to offer insult and injury , to lay hold of slight causes
It leads also to concessions to the favorite nation of privileges denied to others ,
which is apt doubly to injure the nation making the concessions , by
unnecessarily parting with what ought to have been retained and by exciting
jealousy , ill will ...
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In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Vollständige Rezension lesen