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It might easily be made a physical impossibility for criminals, hereditary paupers, imbeciles, profligates, and others suffering f ...
People think they have taken quite an extraordinarily bold step forward when they have rid themselves of belief in hereditary mona ...
We bring [to government] no hereditary status or gift of infallibility and none follows us from this place.
[I]n Great-Britain it is said that their constitution relies on the house of commons for honesty, and the lords for wisdom; which ...
Hereditary monarchy offers numerous advantages for America. It is the only form of government able to unify a heterogeneous people ...
[The Republican Party] consists of those who, believing in the doctrine that mankind are capable of governing themselves and hatin ...
What are the characters that I discern most clearly in the so-called Anglo-Saxon type of man? I may answer at once that two stick ...
When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.
My intention is not to provoke but to appease; not to assail but to defend; not to conquer but to protect my loyal subjects and he ...
We were as twinned lambs that did frisk i' the sun
And bleat the one at th' other. What we changed
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