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" There is a rank due to the United States among nations which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments... "
Present Day Problems: A Collection of Addresses Delivered on Various Occasions - Page 94
by United States. President (1909-1913 : Taft) - 1908 - 355 pages
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ...

United States. Congress, Joseph Gales, William Winston Seaton - United States - 1836
...distance those painful appeals to arms with which the history of every other nation abounds. There is a rank due to the United States among nations, which will be withheld, if not entirely lost, by 'the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington - Presidents - 1837
...but for enforcing just claims. " There is a rank due to the United States among nations," said he, "which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by...peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for war." These communications were well...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington - Presidents - 1837
...but for enforcing just claims. " There is a rank due to the United States among nations," said he, "which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by...peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for war." These communications were well...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...defence, but for enforcing just claims. "There is a rank due to the United States among nations," said he, "which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by...peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for war." These communications were well...
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The Life of George Washington

Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1839 - 562 pages
...but for enforcing just claims. " There is a rank due to the United States among nations," said he, " which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by...peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for war." These communications were well...
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The life of George Washington

Jared Sparks - 1839 - 562 pages
...must be able to repel it ; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for war." These communications were President's speech to Congress. 454 well received by the two houses. Indeed...
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The history of England: from the accession to the decease of King ..., Volume 5

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1842
...those " painful appeals to arms with which the history of " every other country abounds. There is a rank due to the " United States among nations, which... one of the most " powerful instruments of our prosperity, it must be " known that we are, at all times, ready for war." The prudence which distinguished...
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Dei difetti principali dell'attuale organizzazione dell'armata e del suo ...

G. B. Prunetti - 1846 - 166 pages
...abundantly proves the wisdom and justice of the words of Washington " IF WE DESIRE TO SECURE PEACE, IT MUST BE KNOWN THAT WE ARE AT ALL TIMES READY FOR WAR." But let us bring this case still nearer home. Let it be known to-morrow that the people of Boston or...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. V. Speeches and messages to Congress ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - United States - 1848
...distance those painful appeals to arms, with which the history of every other nation abounds. There is a rank due to the United States among nations, which...we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel k ; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it...
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