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" I hope it will be lasting, and that Mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable Creatures, have Reason and Sense enough to settle their Differences without cutting Throats; for, in my opinion, there never was a good War, or a bad Peace. "
The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical ... - Page 547
by Benjamin Franklin - 1839
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The Friend of Peace, Volumes 1-2

Noah Worcester - Peace - 1816
...never vat a good mar or a bad fieace. What vast additions to the conveniences and comforts of life might mankind have acquired, if the money spent in...What an extension of agriculture, even to the tops of the mountains ; what rivers rendered navigable, or joined by canals ; what bridges, aqueducts, newroads,...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1817
...1 783, immediately after the treaty with England, Dr. Franklin gives it as his opinion : — " That there never was a good war, or a bad peace. 'What vast addition," observes he, " to the conveniences and comforts of living, might mankind have acquired,...
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The Annual biography and obituary

History - 1817
...1 783, immediately after the treaty with England, Dr. Franklin gives it as his opinion : — " That there never was a good war, or a bad peace. What vast addition," observes he, " to the conveniences and comforts of living, might mankind have acquired,...
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The Private Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin ...: pt.I. Letters on ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...themselves reasonable creatures, have jru'-nu and sense enough to settle their differences without cu.ttjn£ throats : for in my opinion, there never was a good war, or a. bad peate. What vast additions to the conveniences ajid comforts of living might mankind have acquired,...
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Outlines of Political Economy

John MacVickar - Economics - 1825 - 188 pages
...to Hartley, " to the convenience and comfort of living might we acquire, if the money spent in war had been employed in works of public utility, what an extension of agriculture even to the tops of the mountains." The only writer we shall notice subsequent to our Revolution, is one who gave tone...
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Memoir of the Life of Josiah Quincy, Jun., of Massachusetts

Josiah Quincy - Massachusetts - 1825 - 498 pages
...third instant. We are now friends with England, and with all mankind! May we never see another war! for in my opinion, there never was a good war, or a bad peace. Adieu, and believe me ever, My dear Friend, Yours most affectionately, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. THE END....
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The Worcester Magazine and Historical Journal, Volume 1

Worcester County (Mass.) - 1826
...third instant. We are now friends with England, and with all mankind ! May we never see another war ! for in my opinion, there never was a good war, or a bad peace. Adieu, and believe me ever, My dear Friend, Yours most affectionately, B. FRANKLIX. BIOGRAPHICAL. ORIGINAL....
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The Worcester magazine and historical journal: Containing topographical and ...

William Lincoln, Christopher Columbus Baldwin - 1826
...third instant. We are now friends with England, and with all mankind ! May we never see another war ! for in my opinion, there never was a good war, or a bad peace. Adieu, and believe me ever, My dear Friend, Yours most affectionately, B. FRANKLIN. COL. WILLIAM BUCKMIN9TER...
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The Calumet: New Series of the Harbinger of Peace, Volumes 1-2

William Ladd - Peace - 1831
...in a letter to Josiah uu'mcy, dated Passy, Sept. 21, 1783, says : " May we never see another war ! for, in my opinion, there never was a good war, or a had peace." He gives the following picture of the degraded state of slavery to which, he conceived,...
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Private Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1833
...at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to • settle their differences without cutting throats : for in...comforts of living might mankind have acquired, if the public money spent in wars had been employed in works of public utility ! What an extension of agriculture,...
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