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" The disorders and miseries which result, gradually incline the minds of men to seek security and repose in the absolute power of an individual ; and sooner or later, the chief of some prevailing faction, more able or more fortunate than his competitors,... "
Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing Anecdotes, Illustrative of ... - Page 176
by Horatio Hastings Weld - 1846 - 214 pages
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

English poetry - 1797
...fecurity and repofe in the abfolute power of an individual ; and, fooner or later, the chief of fome prevailing faction, more able or more fortunate than his competitors, turns this difpofition to the purpofes of his own elevation, on the ruins of public liberty. Without looking forward...
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A Collection of State Papers Relative to the War Against France Now Carrying ...

John Debritt - Europe - 1797
...fecurity and repofe in the abfolute power of an individual; and, fooncr or later, the chief of fome prevailing faction, more able or more fortunate than his competitors, turns this difpolition to the purpofcs of his own elevation, on the ruins of public liberty. Without looking forward...
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Washington's Political Legacies: To which is Annexed an Appendix, Containing ...

George Washington - Presidents - 1800 - 208 pages
...to a more formal and permanent despotism. — • The disorders and miseries which result,gradually incline the minds of men to seek security and repose...his own elevation, on the ruins of public liberty. WITHOUT looking forward to an extremity of this kind (which nevertheless ought not to be intirely out...
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The Washingtoniana: Containing a Sketch of the Life and Death of the Late ...

1802 - 411 pages
...leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism. The disorders and miseries which result, gradually incline the minds of men to seek security...his own elevation, on the ruins of public liberty. WITHOUT looking forward to an extremity of this kind (which nevertheless ought not to be out of sight)...
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Addresses of the Successive Presidents to Both Houses of Congress, at the ...

United States. President - Presidents - 1805 - 228 pages
...leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism. — The disorders and miseries, which result, gradually incline the minds of men to seek security...his own elevation, on the ruins of public liberty. Without looking forward to an extremity of this kind (which nevertheless ought not to be entirely out...
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The History of North and South America, from Its Discovery to ..., Volumes 1-2

Richard Snowden - America - 1805 - 362 pages
...length to a more formal and permanent despotism. The disorders and miseries, which generally result, gradually incline the minds of men to seek security...than his competitors, turns this disposition to the purpose of his own elevation, on the ruins of public liberty. Without looking forward to an extremity...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the Armies of the ...

David Ramsay - Presidents - 1807 - 464 pages
...this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism. The disorders and miseries which result gradually, incline the minds of men to seek security...his own elevation on the ruins of public liberty. " Without looking forward to an extremity of this kind (which nevertheless ought not to be entirely...
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The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 5

John Marshall - 1807
...leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism. The disorders and miseries which result, gradually incline the minds of men to seek security...his own elevation on the ruins of public liberty. " Without looking forward to an extremity of this kind, (which nevertheless ought not to be entirely...
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An Essay on the Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - United States - 1807 - 2 pages
...to a more formal and permanent despotism. The disorders and miseries which result, gradually iacl'me the minds of men to seek security and repose in the...the purposes of his own elevation, on the ruins of publick liberty. " Without looking forward to an extremity of this kind (which nevertheless ought not...
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Annual Register, Volume 38

History - 1807
...leads at length to ,i more turni,-il and permanent despotism. The disorders and miseries which result, gradually incline the minds of men to seek, security...and, sooner or later, the chief of some prevailing fa.tVon» more able cr more fortunate than his competitors., turns this, disposition to the purposes...
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