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" The nation, prompted by ill-will and resentment, sometimes impels to war the government, contrary to the best calculations of policy. The government sometimes participates in the national propensity, and adopts through passion what reason would reject;... "
The Whig Almanac and United States Register for ... - Page 64
1844
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The History of North and South America: From Its Discovery to the Death of ...

Richard Snowden - America - 1832 - 348 pages
...government sometimes participates in the national propensity, and adopts, through passion, what reason would reject ; at other times it makes the animosity...evils. Sympathy for the favorite nation, facilitating the illusion of an imaginary common interest, in cases where no real common interest exists, and infusing...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. V. Speeches and messages to Congress ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks, American Stationers' Company (Boston, Mass.) - Presidents - 1837
...Government sometimes participates in the national propensity, and adopts through passion what reason would reject ; at other times, it makes the animosity...evils. Sympathy for the favorite Nation, facilitating the illusion of an imaginary common interest, in cases where no real common interest exists, and infusing...
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A Brief View of the Constitution of the United States: Addressed to the Law ...

Peter Stephen Du Ponceau - Constitutional law - 1834 - 106 pages
...government sometimes participates in the national propensity, and adopts through passion what reason would reject; at other times it makes the animosity...another produces a variety of evils. Sympathy for the favourite nation, facilitating the illusion of an imaginary common interest, in cases where no real...
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The Political Grammar of the United States, Or, A Complete View of the ...

Edward Deering Mansfield - United States - 1836 - 292 pages
...government sometimes participates in the national propensity, and adopts, through passion, what reason would reject; at other times, it makes the animosity...a passionate attachment of one nation for another, pro duces a variety of evils. Sympathy for the favorite nation, facilitating the illusion of an imaginary...
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The Political Grammar of the United States, Or, A Complete View of the ...

Edward Deering Mansfield - United States - 1836 - 292 pages
...government sometimes participates in the national propensity, and adopts, through passion, what reason would reject; at other times, it makes the animosity...a passionate attachment of one nation for another, pro duces a variety of evils. Sympathy for the favorite nation, facilitating the illusion of an imaginary...
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The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence ..., Volume 12

George Washington, Jared Sparks - United States - 1837
...Government sometimes participates in the national propensity, and adopts through passion what reason would reject; at other times, it makes the animosity...evils. Sympathy for the favorite Nation, facilitating the illusion of an imaginary common interest, in cases where no real common interest exists, and infusing...
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The Life of George Washington: With Curious Anecdotes, Equally Honourable to ...

Mason Locke Weems - Generals - 1837 - 228 pages
...government sometimes participates in the national propensity ; and adopts, through passion, what reason would reject. At other times, it makes the animosity...perhaps the liberty, of nations has been the victim. Can it be, that Providence has not connected the permanent felicity of a nation with its virtue ? The...
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Monuments of Washington's patriotism: containing a fac simile of his publick ...

George Washington - 1838
...Government sometimes participates in the national propensity, and adopts, through passion, what reason would reject; at other times, it makes the animosity...another produces a variety of evils. Sympathy for the favourite nation, facilitating the illusion of an imaginary common interest, in cases where no real...
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A biography of the signers of the Declaration of independence: and ..., Volume 2

L. Carroll Judson - 1839 - 354 pages
...government sometimes participates in the national propensity, and adopts through passion, what reason would reject; at other times, it makes the animosity...another produces a variety of evils. Sympathy for the favourite nation, facilitating the illusion of an imaginary common interest, in cases where no real...
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A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States: Containing a ...

Joseph Story - Constitutional law - 1840 - 372 pages
...Government sometimes participates in the national propensity, and adopts through passion what reason would reject ; at other times, it makes the animosity...evils. Sympathy for the favorite Nation, facilitating the illusion of an imaginary common interest, in cases where no real common interest exists, and infusing...
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