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" Let me now take a more comprehensive view and warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party generally. This spirit, unfortunately, is inseparable from our nature, having its root in the strongest passions of the... "
Statistical View of the Executive and Legislative Department of the ... - Page 4
by Alexis Poole - 1847
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...take a more comprehensive view, and warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party generally. This spirit, unfortunately,...greatest rankness and is truly their worst enemy. . . . It serves always to distract the public councils and enfeeble the public administration. It agitates...
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The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from ...

David Brion Davis, Steven Mintz - History - 1998 - 608 pages
...against the baneful effects of the Spirit of Party, generally. This spirit, unfortunately, is insepatable from our nature, having its root in the strongest...seen in its greatest rankness, and is truly their wont enemy. The alternate dominion of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge,...
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George Washington and the Origins of the American Presidency

Mark J. Rozell, William D. Pederson, Frank J. Williams - History - 2000 - 210 pages
...Americans were encouraged to avoid partisan politics. In Washington's words: This spirit [of parrv], unfortunately, is inseparable from our nature, having...different shapes in all Governments, more or less stifled, controuled (sp.), or repressed; but in those of the popular form it is seen in its greatest rankness,...
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Citizens & Cannibals: The French Revolution, the Struggle for Modernity, and ...

Eli Sagan - History - 2001 - 624 pages
...baleful effects of the spirit of party generally. . . . [All governments share some of this spirit] but in those of the popular form it is seen in its greatest rankness and is truly their worst enemy."10 A pMosophe immersed in the Rousseauist tradition of the necessity of the General Will? A...
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American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001

Gleaves Whitney - Political Science - 2003 - 477 pages
...take a more comprehensive view, and warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party generally. This spirit, unfortunately,...rankness and is truly their worst enemy. The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge natural to party dissension,...
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The Federalist

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1996 - 572 pages
...against the baneful effects of the spirit of party generally." 37 Washington agrees that this spirit "is inseparable from our nature, having its root in the strongest passions of the human mind." It may be of value in a monarchical system but in "those of a popular character" it is 37 Messages and...
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Don't Know Much About History

Kenneth C. Davis - History - 2009 - 752 pages
...take a more comprehensive view, and warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the Spirit of Party, generally. This spirit, unfortunately,...different shapes in all Governments, more or less stifled, controuled [sic], or repressed; but, in those of the popular form it is seen in its greatest rankness...
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Don't Know Much About History

Kenneth C. Davis - History - 2009 - 752 pages
...Mind. It exists under different shapes in all Governments, more or less stifled, controuled [sic], or repressed; but, in those of the popular form it...rankness and is truly their worst enemy. The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge natural to party dissention...
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Jefferson's Call for Nationhood: The First Inaugural Address

Stephen Howard Browne - Political Science - 2003 - 176 pages
...reflected on the matter, Washington acknowledged that the tendency to such associations was probably fated, "inseparable from our nature, having its root in the strongest passions of the human mind." Faction was evident in governments of all kinds, everywhere and apparently forever. Its effects were...
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So it Was Written

Patriot Hall - 2004
...take a more comprehensive view, and warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party generally. This spirit, unfortunately,...rankness, and is truly their worst enemy. The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension,...
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