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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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The History of Democracy: Or, Political Progress, Historically ..., Volume 1

Nahum Capen - Great Britain - 1875 - 677 pages
...In a message to Congress, iu 1793, he says, — •WHAT CONSTITUTES A NAT1ON. 295 " There is a rauk due to the United States among nations, which will...the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid iиsult, we must be able to repel it ; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments...
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Our Country

Benson J. Lossing - 1877
...of the Old World caused Washington, in his annual message to Congress in December, 1793, to say: " If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel...peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity, it must be known that we are at all times ready for war." Acting upon this hint Congress...
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Life and Letters of George Cabot

Henry Cabot Lodge - 1877 - 615 pages
...formulated in a few brief words the Federalist policy of a strong neutrality, saying : " There is a rank due to the United States among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by a reputation of weakness. If we desire peace, — one of the most powerful instruments of our rising...
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Life and Letters of George Cabot

Henry Cabot Lodge - 1877 - 615 pages
...formulated in a few brief words the Federalist policy of a strong neutrality, saying: " There is a rank doe to the United States among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by a reputation of weakness. If we desire peace, — one of the most powerful instruments of our rising...
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Life of Alexander Hamilton: A History of the Republic of the ..., Volume 7

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1879
...recalled with just pride, the language of Hamilton addressed by Washington to Congress : "There is a rank due to the United States among nations, which...lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are...
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Harpers' Popular Cyclopaedia of United States History from the ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1881 - 1605 pages
...December, 1793, Washington said in reference to a navy, " If we desire to avoid insult, we must bo 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." Acting upon this hint, Congress,...
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Irving's Works: Life of George Washington

Washington Irving, Pierre Munroe Irving - 1882
...a distance those painful appeals to arms with which the history of every nation abounds. There is a rank due to the United States among nations, which...be able to repel it ; if we desire to secure peace — oiie of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity — it must be known that we are, at all...
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Report of the Commissioner of Navigation to the Secretary of the Treasury

United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Bureau of Navigation - Shipping - 1885
...his message to the Third Congress that the rank due the United States among the nations should not be lost by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to...be able to repel it ; if we desire to secure peace as one of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity it must be known at all times that we are...
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Proceedings of the Reunion Society of Vermont Officers, ... with ..., Volume 2

Reunion Society of Vermont Officers - Local history - 1906
...the words of Washington, and they are as sterling to-day as when first uttered : "There is a rank due the United States among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by a reputation for weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it. If we desire...
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American Marine: The Shipping Question in History and Politics

William Wallace Bates - Merchant marine - 1892 - 479 pages
...of the naval arts. The wise and patriotic Washington in his farewell address said: — "There is a rank due to the United States among nations, which...prosperity, it must be known that we are at all times prepared for war." Now, what is our reputation as to the sea? Who believes that we have any power there...
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