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" We have probably had too good an opinion of human nature in forming our confederation. Experience has taught us, that men will not adopt and carry into execution measures the best calculated for their own good, without the intervention of a coercive power. "
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. - Page 268
by JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER - 1867
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The life of George Washington: commander in chief of the armies of the ...

David Ramsay - Presidents - 1807 - 464 pages
...to a crisis, accord with my own. What the event will be, is also beyond the reach of my foresight. We have errors to correct : we have probably had too...intervention of coercive power. I do not conceive we can subsist long as a nation, without lodging somewhere a power which will pervade the whole union in as...
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An Essay on the Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - History - 1807 - 552 pages
...accord with my own. What the event will be, is also beyond the reach of my foresight. We have errours to correct ; we have probably had too good an opinion...intervention of coercive power. I do not conceive we can exist long as a nation, without lodging, somewhere, a power which will pervade the whole Union in as...
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The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 5

John Marshall - 1807
...rapidly to a crisis, accord with my own. What the event will be is also beyond the reach of my foresight. We have errors to correct ; we have probably had too...men will not adopt and carry into execution measures CHAP.H. the best calculated for their own good, without 1783 the intervention of coercive power. I...
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Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army Through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...to a crisis, accord with my own. What the event will be, is also beyond the .reach of my foresight. We have errors to correct ; we have probably had too...intervention of coercive power. I do not conceive we can exist long as a nation, without lodging somewhere a power which will pervade the whole union in as...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the Armies of the ...

David Ramsay - 1814 - 266 pages
...accord with my own. What the event will be, is also beyond the reach of my foresight. We have errors le correct ; we have probably had too good an opinion...nature in forming our confederation. Experience has laught us that men will not adopt and carry into execution, measures the Lest calculated for their...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...rapidly to a crisis, accord with my own. What the event will be is also beyond the reach of my foresight. We have errors to correct : we have probably had too...intervention of coercive power. I do not conceive that we can exist long as a nation, without lodging somewhere a power, which will pervade the whole...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...rapidly to a crisis, accord with my own. What the event will be is also beyond the reach of my foresight. We have errors to correct: we have probably had too...that men will not adopt, and carry into execution, measuCes the best calculated for their own good, without the intervention of coercive power. I do not...
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The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

Aaron Bancroft - United States - 1826
...accord with my own. What the event will be, is also beyond the reach of my foresight. We have errours to correct ; we have probably had too good an opinion...intervention of coercive power. I do not conceive we can exist long as a nation, without lodging, somewhere, a power which will pervade the whole Union in as...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 2

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828
...drawing rapidly to a crisis, accord with my own. What the event will be, is also beyond my foresight. We have errors to correct ; we have, probably, had...intervention of coercive power. " I do not conceive, we can exist long as a nation, without lodging somewhere, a power, which will pervade the whole union, in...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 2

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828
...drawing rapidly to a crisis, accord with my own. What the event will be, is also beyond my foresight. We have errors to correct ; we have, probably, had...in forming our confederation. Experience has taught u*, that men will not adopt and carry into execution measures the best calculated for their own good,...
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