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Turning partly into its own channels the seamen of the North , it finds its particular
navigation invigorated ; and while it contributes , in different ways , to nourish and
increase the general mass of the national navigation , it looks forward to the ...
This within certain limits is probably trueand in governments of a monarchical
cast patriotism may look with indulgence , if not with favor , upon the spirit of party
. But in those of the popular character , in governments purely elective , it is a
It is substantially true that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular
government . The rule indeed extends with more or less force to every species of
free government . Who that is a sincere 10 M friend to it can look with indifference
friend to it can look with indifference upon attempts to shake the foundation of the
fabric ? Promote then , as an object of primary importance , institutions for the
general diffusion of knowledge . In proportion as the structure of a government ...
... and liable to be from time to time abandoned or varied , as experience and
circumstances shall dictate ; constantly keeping in view , that it is folly in one
nation to look for disinterested favors from another — that it must pay with a
portion of its ...
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