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Writing at a time before political parties had become accepted as vital
extraconstitutional , opinion - focusing agencies ... The version of the address
printed here is taken from the original of the final manuscript in the New York
Public Library ...
There is an opinion that parties in free countries are useful checks upon the
administration of the government and serve ... And there being constant danger
of excess , the effort ought to be by force of public opinion to mitigate and
assuage it .
... of the public weal against invasions by the others , has been evinced by
experiments ancient and modern , some of them in our country and under our
own eyes . To preserve them must be as necessary as to institute them . If in the
In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion , it is
essential that public opinion should be enlightened . As a very important source
of strength and security , cherish public credit . One method of preserving it is to ...
try without odium , sometimes even with popularity , gilding with the appearances
of a virtuous sense of obligation , a commendable deference for public opinion ,
or a laudable zeal for public good , the base or foolish compliances of ambition ...
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