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... under circumstances in which the passions agitated in every direction were
liable to mislead , amidst appearances sometimes dubious , vicissitudes of
fortune often discouraging , in situations in which not unfrequently want of
success has ...
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 ...
It opens the door to foreign influence and corruption , which find a facilitated
access to the government itself through the channels of party an Urrec passions .
Thus the policy and the will of one [ 17 ] WASHINGTON ' S FAREWELL
passions . Thus the policy and the will of one country are subjected to the policy
and will of another . There is an opinion that parties in free countries are useful
checks upon the administration of the government and serve to keep alive the
In offering to you , my countrymen , these counsels of an old and affectionate
friend , I dare not hope they will make the strong and lasting impression I could
wish — that they will control the usual current of the passions or prevent our
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