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" ... despising wealth in competition with insult or injury, enterprising and energetic as any nation on earth; these circumstances render it impossible that France and the United States can continue long friends, when they meet in so irritable a position. "
Memoirs, Correspondence, and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Late ... - Page 494
by Thomas Jefferson - 1829 - 521 pages
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies: From the Papers of ..., Volume 3

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1829
...half of our inhabitants. France, placing herself in that door, assumes to us the attitude of de6ance. Spain might have retained it quietly for years. Her...blind if they do not see this; and we must be very improvi4ent if we do not begin to make arrangements on that hypothesis. The day that France takes possession...
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Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson: With ...

B. L. Rayner - Presidents - 1832 - 556 pages
...our char37* acter, which, though quiet and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high-minded, despising wealth in competition with insult or injury, enterprising and energetic as any nation oit earth ; these circumstances render it impossible that France and the United States can continue...
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Life of Thomas Jefferson: With Selections from the Most Valuable Portions of ...

B. L. Rayner - 1834 - 431 pages
...whilst our character, which, though quiet and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high-minded, despising wealth in competition with insult or injury,...enterprising and energetic as any nation on earth, are circumstances which render it impossible that France and the United States can continue long friends,...
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The Pictorial history of the united states of america from the discovery by ...

John Frost - 1851
...and our character, which, though quiet, and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is highminded ; despising wealth in competition with insult or injury ; enterprising and energetic as any nation on the earth — " these circumstances rendered it impossible that France and the United States could...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - Presidents - 1858
...and our character, which, though quiet and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high-minded, despising wealth in competition with insult or injury,...a position. They, as well as we, must be blind if they'do not sec this ; and we must be very improvident if we do not begin to mnke arrangements on that...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - Presidents - 1858
...arid our character, which, though quiet and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high-minded, despising wealth in competition with insult or injury,...States can continue long friends, when they meet in eo irritable a position. They, as well as we, must be blind if they do not see this ; and we must be...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Correspondence

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1859
...and our character, which, though quiet and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high-minded, despising wealth in competition with insult or injury,...well as we, must be blind if they do not see this ; arid we must be very improvident if we do not begin to make arrangements on that hypothesis. The...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 37 pages
...and our character, which, though quiet and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, з high-minded, despising wealth in competition with insult or injury,...when they meet in so irritable a position. They, as weh1 as we, must be blind if they do not see this ; and we must be very improvident if we do not begin...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1865 - 648 pages
...and our character, which, though quiet and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high-minded, despising wealth in competition with insult or injury,...earth ; these circumstances render it impossible that Franco and the United States can continue long friends, when they meet in so irritable a position....
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - Presidents - 1868
...and our character, which, though quiet and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high-minded, despising wealth in competition with insult or injury,...well as we, must be blind if they do not see this ; aud we must be very improvident if we do not begin to make arrangements on that hypothesis. The day...
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