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Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but law ...
If there is any country on earth where the course of true love may be expected to run smooth, it is America.
But is it not the fact that religion emanates from the nature, from the moral state of the individual? Is it not therefore true th ...
Readers are plentiful: thinkers are rare.
What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be mor ...
For my own part, I had rather suffer any inconvenience from having to work occasionally in chambers and kitchen ... than witness t ...
Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty ...
The sum and substance of female education in America, as in England, is training women to consider marriage as the sole object in ...
Religion is a temper, not a pursuit.
If a test of civilization be sought, none can be so sure as the condition of that half of society over which the other half has po ...
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