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" ... not furnish a single case from which even an enemy would infer that he was capable, under any circumstances, of stooping to the employment of duplicity. No truth can be uttered with more confidence than that his ends were always upright, and his means... "
Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature ... - Page 80
edited by - 1833
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1; Volume 62

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1855 - 718 pages
...than that his ends were always upright, and his means always pure. He exhibits the rare example of а politician to whom wiles were absolutely unknown,...Washington possessed ambition, that passion was, in hie bosom, so regulated by principles, or controlled by circumstances, that it was neither vicious...
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The Presidents of the United States: From Washington to Pierce. Comprising ...

John Frost - 1855 - 470 pages
...truth can be uttered with more confidence than that the ends of Washington were always upright, and his means always pure. He exhibits the rare example of...him was fully exemplified the real distinction which forever exists between wisdom and cunning, and the importance as well as the truth of the maxim that...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - 1856 - 704 pages
...duplicity. No truth can be uttered with more confidence than that his ends were always upright, and his means always pure. He exhibits the rare example of...own countrymen were always sincere. In him was fully cxcmplffied the real distinction which for ever exists between wisdom and cunning, and the importance...
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The Lives and Times of the Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 1

Henry Flanders - 1858 - 572 pages
...own countrymen, were always sincere. In him was fully exemplified the real distinction which forever exists between wisdom and cunning, and the importance...of the maxim, that ' honesty is the best policy.' CHAPTER XIIL 1829. VIRGINIA STATE CONVENTION. THE original Constitution of Virginia was formed in 1776....
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 812 pages
...duplicity. No truth can be uttered with more confidence than that his ends were always upright, and his means always pure. He exhibits the rare example of...was fully exemplified the real distinction, which forever exists, between wisdom and cunning, and the importance as well as truth of the maxim that "...
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Life of Washington: A Biography, Personal, Military, and Political, Volume 3

Benson John Lossing - 1860 - 802 pages
...duplicity. No truth can be uttered with more confidence than that his ends were always upright, and his means always pure. He exhibits the rare example of...and the importance as well as truth of the maxim, ' Honesty is the best policy.' " If Washington possessed ambition, that passion was, in his bosom,...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862 - 792 pages
...duplicity. No truth can be uttered with more confidence than that his ends were always upright, and his means always pure. He exhibits the rare example of...was fully exemplified the real distinction, which forever exists, between wisdom and cunning, and the importance as well as truth of the maxim that "...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862 - 796 pages
...duplicity. No truth can be uttered with more confidence than that his ends were always upright, and his means always pure. He exhibits the rare example of...was fully exemplified the real distinction, which forever exists, between wisdom and cunning, and the importance as well as truth of the maxim that "...
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Christian Life and Character of the Civil Institutions of the United States ...

Benjamin Franklin Morris - 1864 - 842 pages
...own countrymen were always sincere. In him was fully exemplified the real distinction which forever exists between wisdom and cunning, and the importance...truth of the maxim that ' honesty is the best policy.' " In reference to parties he said, " If we mean to support the liberty and independence which it has...
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A Compendium of American Literature, Chronologically Arranged: With ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 798 pages
...duplicity. No truth can be uttered •with more confidence than that his ends were always upright, and his means always pure. He exhibits the rare example of...was fully exemplified the real distinction, which forever exists, between wisdom and cunning, and the importance as well as truth of the maxim that "...
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