Facts Better Than Arguments: In a Letter to the Right Honourable William Windham (Classic Reprint)

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Mined, among all classes of men, who are te conciled to sugar, but never to despair, cannot have been produced by common causes. It must have originated in something capable of reaching the whole soul of man, and of arming it with perpetual energy. In vain shall we refer to precedents deduced from the events of former ages, to solve, by comparison, the causes of this, confederation of talents, strength, and virtues. Which exalts the character of human nature, while it proves its best security. The source, the progress, the object, the consequences, nay, the men, their habits of thinking, and am the circumstances of the cohn'try, are different froth what they were, ' and have p'rodigiously improv ed in their'chanme. For thre War is the war of 'the public, the war of the country; the war of the people. It 115 their independence that is at stake, and which must be supported; their pro perty, which must be secured, fhezr country, which must' be saved. Other-quench have 'bee'n, in general, distinguished by no important feature in the annals of events: mixed in the mass of general affairs, they occupy but a coin mon page Triumph on the one side, and mi sery on the other, disc'lose the fatal effects (it.

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