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" It is substantially true that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government. The rule, indeed, extends, with more or less force, to every species of free government. Who that is a sincere friend to it can look with indifference upon attempts... "
A Treatise on International Law: And a Short Explanation of the Jurisdiction ... - Page 260
by Daniel Gardner - 1844 - 315 pages
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Divided We Fall: Family Discord And the Fracturing of America

Bryce J. Christensen - Social Science - 191 pages
...for the morality which only the family can inculcate. It was George Washington himself who emphasized that "Virtue or morality is a necessary spring of...indifference upon attempts to shake the foundation of the fabric?"10 And as one who praised his own "revered Mother; by whose Maternal hand... I was led from...
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Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling: Physiological, Performance, Growth ...

Thomas T. Samaras, William D. Pederson, Frank J. Williams - History - 2006 - 195 pages
...both forbid us to expect, that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles. It is substantially true, that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government. Washington's civil theological intention in the Farewell Address can be understood more fully by appreciating...
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Faith and the Presidency From George Washington to George W. Bush

Gary Scott Smith - Religion - 2006 - 680 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." Therefore, he urged all Americans "to respect and to cherish them."178 Catherine Albanese explains...
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Perspective

Charles Gaines - Religion - 2006 - 420 pages
...prevail in exclusion of religious principle... whoever that is a sincere friend to America can not look with indifference upon attempts to shake the foundation of the fabric." John Quiney Adams at the age of 14 years received a congressional appointment to a post in the court...
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Democracy, Equality, and Justice: John Adams, Adam Smith, and Political Economy

John E. Hill - Philosophy - 2007 - 265 pages
...Farewell Address (September 19, 1796), George Washington repeated what many believed when he wrote: "T'is substantially true, that virtue or morality is a necessary...indifference upon attempts to shake the foundation of the fabric.'"2 John Adams agreed: "It may be said that Virtue, that is Morality, applied to the Public...
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A Call for Heresy: Why Dissent Is Vital to Islam and America

Anouar Majid - History - 2007 - 290 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?39 Even Jefferson...
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Religious Liberty in America: The First Amendment in Historical and ...

Bruce T. Murray - Law - 2008 - 213 pages
...the permanent felicity of a nation with its virtue?" Washington said in his Farewell Address in 1796. "It is substantially true that virtue or morality...indifference upon attempts to shake the foundation of the fabric?"45 City of Gold on a Hill Every individual . . . generally, indeed, neither intends to promote...
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The Classical Foundations of the American Constitution: Prevailing Wisdom

David J. Bederman - Law - 2008
...people, is a chimerical idea."21 George Washington confirmed this assumption in his Farewell Address: "It is substantially true that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government."2"7 Clinton Rossiter could thus rightly conclude that "Few people in history have been...
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