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... afflict neighboring countries not tied together by the same government , which
their own rivalships alone would be sufficient to produce , but which opposite
foreign alliances , attachments , and intrigues would stimulate and embitter .
Without looking forward to an extremity of this kind ( which nevertheless ought not
to be entirely out of sight ) the common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of
party are sufficient to make it the interest and the duty of a wise people to ...
A just estimate of that love of power and proneness to abuse it which
predominates in the human heart is sufficient to satisfy us of the truth of this
position . The necessity of reciprocal checks in the exercise of political power , by
dividing and ...
It is a slave to its animosity or to its affection , either of which is sufficient to lead it
astray from its duty and its interest . Antipathy in one nation against another
disposes each more readily to offer insult and injury , to lay hold of slight causes
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