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"We may with reverence say, that our Creator designed men for society, because otherwise they cannot be happy. They cannot be happy without freedom; nor free without security; that is, without the absence of fear; nor thus secure, without society. The conclusion is strictly syllogistic?that man cannot be free without society. Of course, they cannot be equally free without society, which freedom produces the greatest happiness."
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"As in forming a political society, each individual contributes some of his rights, in order that he may, from a common stock of rights, derive greater benefits, than he could from merely his own; so, in forming a confederation, each political society should contribute such a share of their rights, as will, from a common stock of these rights, produce the largest quantity of benefits for them."
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"The power of making war often prevents it, and in our case would give efficacy to our desire of peace."
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"My confidence is that there will for a long time be virtue and good sense enough in our countrymen to correct abuses."
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"The minds of youth are perpetually led to the history of Greece and Rime or to Great Britain; Boys are constantly repeating the declamations of Demosthenes and Cicero, or debates upon some political question in the British Parliament."
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"The virtues of men are of more consequence to society than their abilities; and for this reason, the heart should be cultivated with more assiduity than the head."
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"Every child in America should be acquainted with his own country. He should read books that furnish him with ideas that will be useful to him in life and practice. As soon as he opens his lips, he should rehearse the history of his own country; he should lisp the praise of liberty, and of those illustrious heroes and statesmen, who have wrought a revolution in her favor."
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"It is an object of vast magnitude that systems of education should be adopted and pursued which may not only diffuse a knowledge of the sciences but may implant in the minds of the American youth the principles of virtue and of liberty and inspire them with just and liberal ideas of government and with an inviolable attachment to their own country."
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"We may with reverence say, that our Creator designed men for society, because otherwise they cannot be happy. They cannot be happy without freedom; nor free without security; that is, without the absence of fear; nor thus secure, without society. The conclusion is strictly syllogistic?that man cannot be free without society. Of course, they cannot be equally free without society, which freedom produces the greatest happiness."
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"As in forming a political society, each individual contributes some of his rights, in order that he may, from a common stock of rights, derive greater benefits, than he could from merely his own; so, in forming a confederation, each political society should contribute such a share of their rights, as will, from a common stock of these rights, produce the largest quantity of benefits for them."
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"The power of the people pervading the proposed system, together with the strong confederation of the states, will form an adequate security against every danger that has been apprehended."
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"What concerns all, should be considered by all; and individuals may injure a whole society, by not declaring their sentiments. It is therefore not only their right, but their duty, to declare them."
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"Every small district should be furnished with a school, at least four months in a year, when boys are not otherwise employed. This school should be kept by the most reputable and well informed man in the district. Here children should be taught the usual branches of learning; submission to superiors and to laws; the moral or social duties; the history and transactions of their own country; the principles of liberty and government. Here the rough manners of the wilderness should be softened, and "
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"While the business of education in Europe consists in lectures upon the ruins of Palmyra and the antiquities of Herculaneum, or in disputes about Hebrew points, Greek particles, or the accent and quantity of the Roman language, the youth of America will be employed in acquiring those branches of knowledge which increase the conveniences of life, lessen human misery, improve our country, promote population, exalt the human understanding, and establish domestic social and political happiness."
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"I ask, Sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people. To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them."
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"I ask, Sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people. To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them."
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1788 January 8

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1788 April 16

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Dr. Denman.

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Prim?i?echan??i?a na Istor??i?u drevn??i?a i nyn?i?eshn??i?a Ross?i g. Leklerka vol. 2 title page

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Charles Earl Camden.

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Tchen-Soung troisieme Empereur de la Dynastie de Soung fait les c?r?monies respectueuses devant la repr?sentation de Confucius

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A Table of the Variation of the Magnetic Needle for the Year 1756

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Le Sallon qu ?n voit ici repr?sente un de ces Edifices nomm?s ? la Chine Miao

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On voit Confucius et quelques uns de ses Disciples ? lentr?e dun Pavillon dont il est pr?t de sortir pour se joindre

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Rogers Fund 1967

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A General Introduction to Geography and Cosmography [p. 15]

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A General Introduction to Geography and Cosmography [p. 3]

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A General Introduction to Geography and Cosmography [p. 4]

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The contents of the maps in cosmography and geography by Samuel Dunn

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Chevalier de St. Georges - Monsieur de St. George

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First part of Turkey in Europe ... to which is added the whole of the Black Sea

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A General Introduction to Geography and Cosmography [p. 8]

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A General Introduction to Geography and Cosmography [p. 18]

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A Table of Latitude and Longitude of Places deduced from Astronomical Observations

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A General Introduction to Geography and Cosmography [p. 1]

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A new atlas of the mundane system; or of geography and cosmography [title page]

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A General Introduction to Geography and Cosmography [p. 5]

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Dr. Wm. Boyce

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Purchase Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift in hono

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Prim?i?echani?i?a na Istori?i?u drevni?i?a i nyn?i?eshni?i?a Rossii g. Leklerka

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Gift of James and Genevieve Bleecker 2003

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Inkle and Yarico

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" Now you are well served for coming to fight in favour of the American Rebels, all the way across the Atlantic Ocean, by catching that terrible Contagion — domestic felicity — which like the small pox or the plague, a man can have only once in his life: because it commonly lasts him (at least with us in America — I don’t know how you manage these matters in France) for his whole life time."

letter congratulating the Marquis de Chastellux on his recent marriage

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Map of the world drawn and engraved from DAnvilles two sheet map with improvements for Harrison Newgate Street as the act directs Dec. 1 1788

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Gift of James and Genevieve Bleecker 2002

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LAmerica secondo leultime osservazioni divisa n? suoistati principali

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