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" The nation which indulges towards another an habitual hatred, or an habitual fondness, is in some degree a slave. It is a slave to its animosity or to its affection, either of which is sufficient to lead it astray from its duty and its interest. "
Handbook of the Administrations of the United States - Page 21
by Edward Griffin Tileston - 1871 - 222 pages
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American Culture: An Anthology of Civilization Texts

Anders Breidlid, Fredrik C. Brøgger, Oyvind T. Gulliksen, Torbjorn Sirevag - Art - 1996 - 404 pages
...of them just and amicable feelings toward all should be cultivated. The nation which indulges toward another an habitual hatred or an habitual fondness...to lead it astray from its duty and its interest. Antipathy in one nation against another disposes each more readily to offer insult and injury, to lay...
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A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the ...

Matthew Spalding, Patrick J. Garrity - History - 1996 - 216 pages
...others." The indulgence of habitual hatred or habitual fondness towards other nations would render America "in some degree a slave. It is a slave to its animosity...is sufficient to lead it astray from its duty and interest." For Washington, to bring up this image of slavery in the Farewell Address recalled the avowed...
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From Many, One: Readings in American Political and Social Thought

Richard C. Sinopoli - Political Science - 1996 - 448 pages
...be excluded; and that in place of them just and amicable feelings towards all should be cultivated. The Nation, which indulges towards another an habitual...to lead it astray from its duty and its interest. Antipathy in one Nation against another, disposes each more readily to offer insult and injury, to...
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On Faith and Free Government

Daniel C. Palm - Political Science - 1997 - 201 pages
...of them just and amicable feelings toward all should be cultivated. The Nation which indulges toward another an habitual hatred or an habitual fondness...to lead it astray from its duty and its interest. Antipathy in one Nation against another disposes each more readily to offer insult and injury, to lay...
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The Costs of War: America's Pyrrhic Victories

John V. Denson - History - 1997 - 450 pages
...antipathies against particular nations and passionate attachment for others." A nation so entangled "is in some degree a slave. It is a slave to its animosity...sufficient to lead it astray from its duty and its interest."3 Reading the Farewell Address today, one is struck by its modernity. Washington might have...
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Promised Land, Crusader State: The American Encounter with the World Since 1776

Walter A. McDougall - History - 1997 - 286 pages
...nations and passionate attachments for others should be excluded. . . . The nation which indulges toward another an habitual hatred or an habitual fondness is in some degree a slave. . . . Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence (I conjure you to believe me, fellow- citizens)...
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Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States

George Washington - 1998 - 32 pages
...be excluded and that in place of them just and amicable feelings towards all should be cultivated. The nation which indulges towards another an habitual...to lead it astray from its duty and its interest. Antipathy in one nation against another disposes each more readily to offer insult and injury, to lay...
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The Quotable George Washington: The Wisdom of an American Patriot

George Washington - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 110 pages
...trusted farther than it is bound by its interest. To Henry Laurens, Fredericksburg, November 14, 1778 The nation which indulges towards another an habitual...to lead it astray from its duty and its interest. Farewell Address, Philadelphia, September 19, 1796 'Tis folly in one nation to look for disinterested...
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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - History - 1999 - 440 pages
...be excluded; and that in place of them, just and amicable feelings towards all should be cultivated. The nation, which indulges towards another an habitual...to lead it astray from its duty and its interest. Antipathy in one nation against another, disposes each more readily to offer insult and injury, to...
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - History - 1999 - 920 pages
...should he cultivated. The nation, which indulges towards another an hahitual hatred, or an hahitual fondness, is in some degree a slave. It is a slave to its animosity or to its affeet icn, either of which is sufficient to lead it astray from its duty and its interest. Antipathy...
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