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" There is a rank due to the United States among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it ; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments... "
The Century - Page 256
1872
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III. to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 5

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1801
...States among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult we must be able to repel...be known that we are at all times ready for war." These expressions, though they bore relation also to England and Spain, were understood to be pointed...
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A defence of the measures of the administration of Thomas Jefferson, Issue 6

John Taylor, Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress), Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) - United States - 1804 - 136 pages
...States among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel...be known, that we are at all times ready for war." The means, by which these desirable ends are to be secured, are stated in the following words, which...
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Addresses of the Successive Presidents to Both Houses of Congress, at the ...

United States. President - United States - 1805 - 228 pages
...States among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel...be known, that we are at all times ready for war. The documents which will be presented to you, will shew the amount, and kinds of arms and military...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Forces ...

Bushrod Washington - Presidents - 1807
...nations which will be withCHAP. vii held, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of 1793. weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel...peace... one of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity,... it must be known that we are, at all times, ready for war." These observations were...
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An Essay on the Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1807 - 552 pages
...States among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness, llf we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel...peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity, it must be known that we are, at all times ready for war." -^ After advising the greatest...
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Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army Through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...States among nations which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel...peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity, it must be known that we are at all times ready for war." After advising the greatest appropriations...
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The Elements of War

Isaac Maltby - Military art and science - 1811 - 208 pages
...^Washington. . 1! wi- desire to avoid insult, wt must be able to repel it. If we desire 10 secure peace, it must be known that we are at all times ready for war....Wcw/i/n#f<mr In conformity to the Act of the Conpres-of the United States, intitled, - An Act...
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State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States from the ..., Volume 1

United States - 1815
...States among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If • we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if wedesire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments ofi par rising prosperity, it must be...
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State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States, from the Accession ...

United States - 1819
...States among nations, which will be •withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakne'ss. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel...must be known that we are at all times ready for war. The documents which will be presented to you, will show the amount, and kinds of arms and military...
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Annual Register, Volume 35

Edmund Burke - History - 1821
...States among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel...must be known that we are at all times ready for war. — The documents which will be presented to you, will shew the amounts and kinds of arms and military...
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