Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.

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America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which h

America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most, had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts.

The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at

The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home.

All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.

All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.

Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whos

Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.

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    The sun looks down on nothing half so good as a household laughing together over a meal.

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