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[I]f these [new] books ... must be retained, as they will be, should not the Bible regain the place it read more

[I]f these [new] books ... must be retained, as they will be, should not the Bible regain the place it once held as a school book?

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Man is by nature a political animal.

Man is by nature a political animal.

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The gentleman puts me in mind of an old hen which persists in setting after her eggs are taken away

The gentleman puts me in mind of an old hen which persists in setting after her eggs are taken away

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The gentleman puts me in mind of an old hen which persists in setting after her eggs are taken away.

The gentleman puts me in mind of an old hen which persists in setting after her eggs are taken away.

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I consider biennial elections as a security that the sober,
second thought of the people shall be law.

I consider biennial elections as a security that the sober,
second thought of the people shall be law.

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A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and read more

A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way.

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No one ever became, or can become truly eloquent without being a reader of the Bible, and an admirer of read more

No one ever became, or can become truly eloquent without being a reader of the Bible, and an admirer of the purity and sublimity of its language.

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The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty.

The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty.

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