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" Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation ? Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground ? Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest,... "
World Peace: A Written Debate Between William Howard Taft and William ... - Page 99
by William Howard Taft, William Jennings Bryan - 1917 - 138 pages
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The Republic: A Monthly Magazine of American Literature ..., Volumes 3-4

Thomas Richard Whitney - 1852
...in reference to the agitating topics of the day, are well understood. In his address, he asks — " Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation...the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, humour or caprice ?" The heart of a freeman beats when he listens to the stories of wrongs, and oppressions,...
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Annual Reports of the Officers of State of the State of Indiana

Indiana - 1851
...us provocation ; when we may choose peace or war, as our interest, guided by justice, shall counsel. Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation...the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, huюог, or caprice ? It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion...
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TO THE PEOPLE THE CONGRESS THE PRESIDENT AND THE SUPREME COURTH OF THE ...

W. HICKEY - 1851
...Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation? Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground 1 Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any...European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor, or caprice 1 It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world...
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Speech of Mr. Truman Smith of Conn. on the French Spoliation Claims ...

Truman Smith - French spoliation claims - 1851 - 32 pages
...combinations and alliances of her friendship or enmities." •**•••" Wby, by interweaving our destinies with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity m the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor, or caprice 1" The history of the country...
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US Government & Politics

Andy Williams - United States - 1998 - 211 pages
...States out of foreign affairs. As he departed the presidency, Washington clearly articulated this view. 'Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground? Why...ambition, rivalship, interest, humor or caprice?' Of course, it was not possible to stay apart from the rest of the world, although the policy of isolationism...
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The Course of Empire

Bernard Augustine DeVoto - History - 1998 - 647 pages
...question which down to this day has lowered like a thunderhead whenever the nation has come in peril, "Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any...ambition, rivalship, interest, humor, or caprice?" Always when that cloud has gathered it has been dispelled by the same inexorability that faced Tefferson...
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Diplomacy for the Next Century

Abba Solomon Eban - Political Science - 1998 - 191 pages
...George Washington in his Farewell Address, "forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation? . . . Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any...of European Ambition, Rivalship, Interest, Humor or Caprice?"10 In strictly objective terms these references to Europe were churlish and unfounded. America...
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Costs of War

John V. Denson - United States - 1997 - 450 pages
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American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns: The Suppressed History of ...

Richard N. Rosenfeld - History - 1998 - 1012 pages
...conscience from its honesty?" Washington's Farewell Address asks, "Wliy, by interweaving our destiny with any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity...European ambition, rivalship, interest humor or caprice? 'Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances •with any portion of the foreign world...
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A Republic, Not an Empire: Reclaiming America's Destiny

Patrick J. Buchanan - Political Science - 1999 - 437 pages
A commentary on America's foreign policy argues that we are presently being put at risk and examines the need for a new foreign policy that will put America first
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