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" Nor am I less persuaded that you will agree with me in opinion that there is nothing which can better deserve your patronage than the promotion of science and literature. "
Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress - Page 4428
by United States. Congress - 1929
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The North American Review, Volume 106

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1868
..."Washington thus addressed the two Houses of Congress on the subject of National Education : " You will agree with me in opinion that there is nothing which can...in which the measures of government receive their impression so immediately from the sense of the community as in ours, it is proportionably essential."...
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr, Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1826
...country, by a due attention to the post office and post roads. Nor am I less persuaded that you will agree with me in opinion, that there is nothing which can...in which the measures of Government receive their impression so immediately from the sense of the community, as in ours, it is proportionably essential....
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The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

Aaron Bancroft - United States - 1826
...science and literature. " Knowledge," he observed, " is in every country the surest basis of publick happiness. In one, in which the measures of government...from the sense of the community as in ours, it is proportionably essential." And he concluded with the following assurances. " I shall derive great satisfaction...
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The Annals of America: From the Discovery by Columbus in the Year ..., Volume 2

Abiel Holmes - America - 1829
...attention of congress to these objects, he subjoined : " Nor am I less persuaded, that you will agree with me in opinion, that there is nothing which can...of public happiness. In one, in which the measures o? government receive their impression so immediately f tbŪ sense of the community, 1790. Report of...
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The Lives of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson: With a Parallel ...

Stephen Simpson - Presidents - 1833 - 389 pages
...attention to various important improvements, he added, " Nor am I less persuaded, that you will agree with me in opinion, that there is nothing which can...in which the measures of government receive their impression so immediately from the sense of the community as in ours, it is proportionably essential....
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Survey of the State of Education, Aristocratic and Popular, and of the ...

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - Education - 1833 - 35 pages
...January 8, 1790, thus earnestly recommends Education : " There is nothing that can better deserve our patronage than the promotion of science and literature....every country the surest basis of public happiness, and in one in which the measures of government receive their impression so immediately from the sense...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. V. Speeches and messages to Congress ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...by a due attention to the post-office and post-roads. Nor am I less persuaded, that you will agree with me in opinion, that there is nothing which can...in which the measures of government receive their impression VOL. XII. 2 so immediately from the sense of the community, as in ours, it is proportionality...
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Document, Volume 5

New York (N.Y.) - 1839
...of the United States, in 1790, he manfully tells them " Nor am I less persuaded that you will agree with me in opinion, that there is nothing which can better deserve your patronage than the prornotion of science and literature ; knowledge is, in every country, the surest basis of public happiness....
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A Discourse Pronounced at the Capitol of the United States: In the Hall of ...

Lewis Cass - United States - 1836 - 58 pages
...first address to Congress, after he had entered upon the execution of his duties, " that you will agree with me in opinion, that there is nothing which can...their impressions so immediately from the sense of 3 17 the community as in ours, it is proportionally essential." Wonderful man ! Time is the great leveller...
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THE WRITINGS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, Volume 12

George Washington - United States - 1837
...by a due attention to the post-office and post-roads. Nor am I less persuaded, that you will agree with me in opinion, that there is nothing which can...in which the. measures of government receive their impression VOL. XII. 2 so immediately from the sense of the community, as in ours, it is proportionably...
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