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A.N. 1752 Dec. 23 to [Johann H. Formey]

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"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."
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"Not all the treasures of the world, so far as I believe, could have induced me to support an offensive war, for I think it murder; but if a thief breaks into my house, burns and destroys my property, and kills or threatens to kill me, or those that are in it, and to bind me in all cases whatsoever to his absolute will, am I to suffer it?"
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"If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace."
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"What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value."
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"Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph."
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"It is the madness of folly, to expect mercy from those who have refused to do justice; and even mercy, where conquest is the object, is only a trick of war; the cunning of the fox is as murderous as the violence of the wolf."
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"These are the times that try mens souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman."
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Letter from Isaac Hite

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"Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell to this August body under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life."
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"He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself."
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"I would rather be exposed to the inconveniencies attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it."
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"I would rather be exposed to the inconveniencies attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it."
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A smoking party in the province of Bhengal

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FMB an Paul

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Encampment of Assinboin Indians Montana [detail]

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South Carolina.--The November election--scenes and incidents in the legislature at Columbia

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