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" And can it be that good policy does not equally enjoin it? It will be worthy of a free, enlightened, and at no distant period a great nation to give to mankind the magnanimous and too novel example of a people always guided by an exalted justice and benevolence.... "
The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Forces ... - Page 701
by Bushrod Washington - 1807
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America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Mark A. Noll - Religion - 2002 - 640 pages
...factions. Reminding his fellow Americans of the republican calculus was central to Washington's purpose: "Can it be, that Providence has not connected the permanent felicity of a Nation with its virtue?" For maintaining that virtue, Washington evoked religion. That evocation so clearly announced the priority...
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My Fellow Americans: The Most Important Speeches of America's Presidents ...

Political oratory - 2003 - 337 pages
...too novel example of a people always guided by an exalted justice and benevolence. Who can doubt that in the course of time and things the fruits of such...The experiment, at least, is recommended by every sentiment which ennobles human nature. Alas! is it rendered impossible by its vices? In the execution...
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The American Creed: A Biography of the Declaration of Independence

Forrest Church - History - 2003 - 180 pages
...by an exalted justice and benevolence. Who can doubt that in the course of time and things the fruit of such a plan would richly repay any temporary advantages which might be lost by a steady adherence to it? One saving grace of the American people is our optimism. When transfigured by faith, this optimism...
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The Ten Commandments & Their Influence on American Law - A Study in History

William J. Federer - Law - 2002 - 288 pages
...all. Religion and Morality enjoin this conduct; and can it be that good policy does not equally enjoin it?... Can it be, that Providence has not connected the permanent felicity of a Nation with its virtue?400 ABIGAIL ADAMS Near November 5, 1 775, Abigail wrote to her friend, Mercy Warren: A patriot...
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A Treatise on International Law and a Short Explanation of the Jurisdiction ...

Daniel Gardner - Law - 1844 - 315 pages
...can. it be that good policy does not equally enjoin it ? It will be worthy of a free, ejjiightened and, at no distant period, a great nation, to give...the permanent felicity of a nation with its virtue 1 The ex~ 263 " As a very important source of strength and security, cherish public credit. One method...
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The Separation of Church and State: Writings on a Fundamental Freedom by ...

F. Forrester Church - History - 2004 - 160 pages
...too novel example of a people always guided by an exalted justice and benevolence. Who can doubt that in the course of time and things the fruits of such...The experiment, at least, is recommended by every sentiment which ennobles human nature. Alas! is it rendered impossible by its vices? . . . In offering...
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Utopia Revisited: A 21st Century Account Of A Diplomatic Visit To The Island ...

JohnWilliam McMullen - Fiction - 2004 - 110 pages
...magnanimous and too novel example of a People always guided by an exalted justice and benevolence— Can it be, that Providence has not connected the permanent...The experiment, at least, is recommended by every sentiment that ennobles human nature. Alas! Is it rendered impossible by its vices?" In the midst of...
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Indivisible: Uniting Values for a Divided America

Martha Zoller - History - 2005 - 206 pages
...novel example of a people always guided by an exalted justice and benevolence. Who can doubt, that, in the course of time and things, the fruits of such...The experiment, at least, is recommended by every sentiment which ennobles human nature. George Washington believed the United States of America was...
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Character for Life: An American Heritage: Profiles of Great Men and Women of ...

Don Hawkinson - Religion - 2005 - 386 pages
...novel example of a people always guided by an exalted justice and benevolence. Who can doubt, that, in the course of time and things, the fruits of such...The experiment, at least, is recommended by every sentiment which ennobles human nature. Alas! is it rendered impossible by its vices?" 28 WASHINGTON'S...
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A Nation Under God?: The ACLU and Religion in American Politics

Thomas L. Krannawitter, Daniel C. Palm - History - 2005 - 247 pages
...too novel example of a People always guided by an exalted justice and benevolence. Who can doubt that in the course of time and things the fruits of such...The experiment, at least, is recommended by every sentiment which ennobles human Nature. Alas! is it rendered impossible by its vices? In the execution...
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