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" I shall persevere in the endeavor to fulfill it to the utmost extent of what shall be consistent with a just and indispensable regard to the rights and honor of our country; nor will I easily cease to cherish the expectation that a spirit of justice,... "
Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: Dec. 5. 1796-March ... - Page 16
by United States. Congress, Thomas Hart Benton - 1857
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Chronicle of the conquest of Granada

Washington Irving - 1859
...authority; and which are in other respects far from agreeable. It has been my constant, sincere, and earnest wish, in conformity with that of our nation, to maintain...wish remains unabated; and I shall persevere in the endeavour to fulfil it to the utmost extent of what shall he consistent with a just and indispensable...
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Life of Washington: A Biography, Personal, Military, and Political, Volume 3

Benson John Lossing - 1860
...and which are, in other respects, far from agreeable. It has been my constant, sincere, and earnest wish, in conformity with that of our nation, to maintain cordial harmony, and a perfect friendly understanding with that republic. The wish remains unabated ; and I shall persevere...
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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: Dec. 7, 1835-March ...

United States. Congress - Law - 1860
...extended to those who follow us, enabling them to avoid the dangers and the horrors of war, consistently with a just and indispensable regard to the rights and honor of our country. But, although the present state of our foreign affairs, standing without important change as they did...
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History of the Republic of the United States of America: As Traced ..., Volume 6

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1864
...following well-considered terms: " It has been my constant, sincere and earnest wish in r-onformity with that of our nation, to maintain cordial harmony...I shall persevere in the endeavor to fulfil it, to tho utmost extent of what shall be consistent with a just and indispensable regard to the rights and...
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History of the Life and Times of James Madison, Volume 3

William Cabell Rives - United States - 1868
...expressed himself with regard to the recent unhappy disturbance of the relations with France : — " It has been my constant, sincere, and ardent wish,...to the rights and honor of our country ; nor will I cease to cherish the expectation, that a spirit of justice, candor, and friendship, on the part of...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 17

Washington Irving - 1869
...from agreeable. It has been my constant, sincere, and earnest wish, in conformity with that of onr nation, to maintain cordial harmony and a perfectly...unabated ; and I shall persevere in the endeavor to fulfill it to the utmost extent of what shall be consistent with a just and indispensable regard to...
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Works of Washington Irving: Washington

Washington Irving - 1870
...; an9 which are in other respects far from agreeable. It has been my constant, sincere, and earnest wish, in conformity with that of our nation, to maintain...This wish remains unabated ; and I shall persevere HP the endeavor to fulfill it to the utmost extent of what shall be consistent with a just and indispensable...
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Handbook of the Administrations of the United States

Edward Griffin Tileston - United States - 1871 - 222 pages
...accompanied by wealth." Of the French Hepublic he says, " It has been my constant, sincere, and earnest wish, in conformity with that of our nation, to maintain...harmony and a perfectly friendly understanding with the Republic. This wish remains unabated ; and I shall persevere in the endeavor to fulfil it to the...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1873
...; and which are in other respects far from agreeable. It has been my constant, sincere, and earnest wish, in conformity with that of our nation, to maintain...This wish remains unabated; and I shall persevere ^ the endeavor to fulfill it to the utmost extent of what shall be consistent with a just and indispensable...
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History of the American Revolution: The Student's Life of Washington ...

Washington Irving - Children's literature - 1876 - 714 pages
...authority, and which are in other respects far from agreeable. It has been my constant, sincere, and earnest wish, in conformity with that of our nation, to maintain cordial harmony anda perfectly friendly understanding with that Republic." In concluding his address he observes: "The...
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