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" I hold the maxim no less applicable to. public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy. I repeat it therefore, let those engagements be observed in their genuine sense. But in my opinion, it is unnecessary, and would be unwise,... "
The Drama of the Ages - Page 208
by Ella R. Shaeffer - 1917 - 223 pages
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Washington's Political Legacies: To which is Annexed an Appendix, Containing ...

George Washington - Presidents - 1800 - 208 pages
...patronizing infidelity to existing engagements. I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy....engagements be observed in their genuine sense. But, in my opinion,it is unnecessary, and would be unwise to extend them. TAKING care always to keep ourselves,...
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Porcupine's Works: Containing Various Writings and Selections ..., Volume 4

William Cobbett - United States - 1801
...patronising infidelity to existing engagements. I" hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy....is unnecessary and would be unwise to extend them. " Taking care always to keep ourselves, by suitable establishments, on a respectable defensive posture,...
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The Washingtoniana: Containing a Sketch of the Life and Death of the Late ...

1802 - 411 pages
...patronizing infidelity to existing engagements. I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy....unnecessary, and would be unwise, to extend them. TAKING care always to keep ourselves, by suitable establish. ments, on a respectable defensive posture,...
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A Defence of the Measures of the Administration of ..., Volume 40, Issue 3

John Taylor - Jefferson, Thomas - 1804 - 136 pages
...patronising infidelity to existing engagements. I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, tha,t honesty is always the best policy. I repeat it., therefore, let these engagements be observed in, their genuine sense. But in my opinion, it is unnecessary, and would...
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The History of North and South America, from Its Discovery to ..., Volumes 1-2

Richard Snowden - America - 1805 - 362 pages
...and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, s humour, or caprice ? 'Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances,...unnecessary, and would be unwise, to extend them. Taking care always to keep ourselves, by suitable establishments, on a respectable defensive posture,...
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Addresses of the Successive Presidents to Both Houses of Congress, at the ...

United States. President - Presidents - 1805 - 228 pages
...patronising infidelity to existing engagements. I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy. I repeat it, c !/' there! ore, let those engagements be observed in their genui ne sense. But in my opinion, it...
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The life of George Washington: commander in chief of the armies of the ...

David Ramsay - Presidents - 1807 - 464 pages
...patronising infidelity to existing engagements. I hold the maxim no less ap-: plicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy....is unnecessary and would be unwise to extend them. " Taking care .always to keep ourselves by suitable establishments -on a resppctable defensive posture,...
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An Essay on the Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - History - 1807 - 552 pages
...patronizing infidelity to existing engagements. I hold the maxim no less applicable topublick than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy....is unnecessary and would be unwise to extend them. " Taking care always to keep ourselves, by suitable establishments, on a respectable defensive pos-...
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The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 5

John Marshall - 1807
...patronizing infidelity to existing engagements. I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy....But in my opinion, it is unnecessary, and would be jnvvise to extend them. " Taking care always to keep ourselves by suitable establishments, on a respectable...
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Annual Register, Volume 38

History - 1807
...best policy. I repeat it, there, fore, let those engagements be observed, in their genuine sense. But But in my opini'on> it is unnecessary and would be unwise to extend them. Taking care always to keep yourselves, by suitable establish, ments, on л respetable defensive posture,...
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