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These considerations speak a persuasive language to every reflecting and
virtuous mind and exhibit the continuance of the Union as a primary object of
patriotic desire . Is there a doubt whether a common government can embrace so
large a ...
This spirit , unfortunately , is inseparable from our nature , having its root in the
strongest passions of the human mind . It exists under different shapes in all
governments , more or less stifled , controlled , or d ; but in those of the popular
form it ...
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 some prevailing faction , more able or more fortunate than his ...
Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of
peculiar structure , reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national
morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle . It is substantially true that
The execution of these maxims belongs to your representatives , but it is
necessary that public opinion should cooperate . To facilitate to them the
performance of their duty , it is essential that you should practically bear in mind
that towards the ...
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