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A Treatise on International Law: And a Short Explanation of the Jurisdiction ... - Page 260
by Daniel Gardner - 1844 - 315 pages
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The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from ...

David Brion Davis, Steven Mintz - History - 1998 - 608 pages
...gradually incline the minds of men to seek security and repose in the absolute power of an Individual 'T is substantially true, that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government — Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge....
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America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Mark A. Noll - Religion - 2002 - 640 pages
...both forbid us to expect that National morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. Tis substantially true, that virtue or morality is a necessary...species of free Government. Who that is a sincere friend of it, can look with indifference upon attempts to shake the foundation of the fabric?47 With one exception,...
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Thomas Jefferson and the Rhetoric of Virtue

James L. Golden, Professor Emeritus James L Golden, Alan L. Golden - History - 2002 - 522 pages
...Stourzh alludes to this statement that Hamilton incorporated into Washington's Farewell Address: "T'is substantially true, that virtue or morality is a necessary...or less force to every species of Free Government." In addition, adds Stourzh, "on the day before he met Aaron Burr in his mortal duel," Hamilton noted...
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American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001

Gleaves Whitney - Political Science - 2003 - 477 pages
...thought, stating that "virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government." Indeed, it extends "to every species of free government. Who that is...upon attempts to shake the foundation of the fabric?" Washington added, "Can it be that Providence has not connected the permanent felicity of a nation with...
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Boston's Cardinal: Bernard Law, the Man and His Witness

Bernard F. Law - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 335 pages
...experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. It is substantially true that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government." When Alexis de Tocqueville wrote around 1835 about his impressions of this country as a Frenchman visiting,...
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The New Nation

Anita Vickers - History - 2002 - 296 pages
...nation. Washington, in his "Farewell Address" to the nation, posed the rhetorical question that " Tis substantially true that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government. . . . Who, that is a sincere friend to it, can look with indifference upon attempts to shake the foundation...
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American Minute

William J. Federer - History - 2003 - 416 pages
...morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.. .Morality is a necessary spring of popular government... Who that is a sincere friend to it,...upon attempts to shake the foundation of the fabric?" American Minute September 20 -At the young age of twelve, he was admitted into Harvard College and...
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Habits of Mind: Fostering Access and Excellence in Higher Education

William Barclay Allen, Carol M. Allen - Education - 249 pages
...capable of freedom."" ln his Farewell Address. Washington echoed this sentiment with these words: "Tis substantially true. that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government." Virtues of Liberalism ln The Virtues of Liberalism. Kloppenberg describes how the central virtues of...
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Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753 ...

John Saillant - History - 2002 - 248 pages
...Psalm 11:3 as his text followed Washington's comment that no friend of free and popular government "can look with indifference upon attempts to shake the foundation of the fabric."9 Just as he had done with the antislavery cause, Haynes used the Bible to speak for Federalism....
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Freedom of Association: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Robert J. Bresler - Law - 2004 - 265 pages
...both forbid us to expect, that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. 28. It is substantially true, that virtue or morality...upon attempts to shake the foundation of the fabric? 29. Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge....
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