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... a less frequent interruption of their peace by foreign nations ; and , what is of
inestimable value ! they must derive from union an exemption from those broils
and wars between themselves which so frequently afflict neighboring countries
One method of preserving it is to use it as sparingly as possible , avoiding
occasions of expense by cultivating peace , but remembering also that timely
disbursements to prepare for danger frequently prevent much greater
disbursements to ...
The peace often , sometimes perhaps the liberty , of nations has been the victim .
So likewise , a passionate attachment of one nation for another produces a
variety of evils . Sympathy for the favorite nation , facilitating the illusion of an ...
Why , by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe , entangle our
peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition , rivalship , interest ,
humor , or caprice ? It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with
The duty of holding a neutral conduct may be inferred , without anything more ,
from the obligation which justice and humanity impose on every nation , in cases
in which it is free to act , to maintain inviolate the relations of peace and amity ...
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