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" Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened. "
Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army Through ... - Page 494
by Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
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The Covenant: A Quarterly Periodical Devoted to the Cause of Odd-Fellowship

1842
...Washington on retiring from his country's service was; "promote as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge....essential that public opinion should be enlightened." As we revere then the memory of the "father of his country," as we desire the happiness of our children,...
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Transactions of the ... Annual Meeting of the Western Literary ..., Volume 5

Western Literary Institute and College of Professional Teachers - Education - 1836
...PROFESSIONAL TEACHERS, HELD IN CINCINNATI, OCTOBER, 1835. Promote then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened....
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Introduction to the Science of Government, and Compend of Constitutional and ...

Andrew White Young - Constitutions - 1836 - 304 pages
...shake the foundation of the fabric 1 "Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutione for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened."...
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THE WRITINGS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, Volume 12

George Washington - United States - 1837
...attempts to shake the foundation of the fabric ? Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge....it as sparingly as possible; avoiding occasions of expense by cultivating peace, but remembering also that timely disbursements to prepare for danger...
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The Life of George Washington; with Curious Anecdotes, Equally Honourable to ...

Mason Locke Weems - 1837 - 228 pages
...as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that publiic opinon should be enlightened. *^ As a very important source...remembering also that timely disbursements to prepare fat danger frequently prevent much greater disbursements to repel it; avoiding likewise the accumulations...
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Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Western Literary ..., Volume 6

Western Literary Institute and College of Professional Teachers - Education - 1837
...of thought and is echoed from every reflecting heart—"Promote, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened."...
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Monuments of Washington's patriotism: containing a fac simile of his publick ...

George Washington - 1838
...attempts to shake the foundation of the fabrick ? Promote then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a Government gives force to publick opinion, it is essential that publick opinion should be enlightened....
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A Biography of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence: And ..., Volume 2

L. Carroll Judson - 1839 - 354 pages
...attempts to shake the foundation of the fabric? Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge....it as sparingly as possible; avoiding occasions of expense by cultivating peace; but remembering also that timely disbursements to prepare for danger...
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An Historical Account of Massachusetts Currency

Joseph Barlow Felt - Argent (monnaie) - 1839 - 259 pages
...of depreciation in the national bills, Washington makes the ensuing remark in his farewell address. "As a very important source of strength and security,...credit. One method of preserving it, is to use it sparingly." These are words of sound political wisdom. 1797. 2 Among the phenomena of banking at this...
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A Discourse on the Latest Form of Infidelity

Andrews Norton - Apologetics - 1839 - 64 pages
...injunction which is no less worthy of the man, '• promote then as an object of primary importance institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it should be enlightened." How appropriately is the birth-day...
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