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... your present happy state , it is requisite not only that you steadily
discountenance irregular oppositions to its acknowledged authority but also that
you resist with care the spirit of innovation upon its principles , however specious
the pretexts .
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 ...
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 spirit of liberty .
But if I may even flatter myself that they may be productive of some partial benefit
, some occasional good , that they may now and then recur to moderate the fury
of party spirit , to warn against the mischiefs of foreign intrigue , to guard against ...
In relation to the still subsisting war in Europe , my proclamation of the 22d of
April 1793 is the index to my plan . Sanctioned by your approving voice and by
that of your representatives in both houses of Congress , the spirit of that
measure has ...
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