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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 85

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1866 - 714 pages
...with more confidence than that his ends were always upright, and his means always pure. He exhibit« the rare example of a politician to whom wiles were...of the maxim, that " honesty is the best policy." 406 AARON BANCROFT. was, in his bosom, eo regulated by principles, or controlled by ciri'iMibt.Lin-'--....
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William Cushing. Oliver Ellsworth. John Marshall

Henry Flanders - 1874 - 572 pages
...In him was fully exemplified the real distinction which forever exists between wisdom and cunlang, and the importance as well as truth of the maxim, that ' honesty is 'the best policy/ CHAPTER XIII. 1829. VIRGINIA STATE CONVENTION. THE original Constitution of Virginia was formed in...
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The United States Reader[, Embracing Selections from Eminent American ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1878 - 450 pages
...passions which find their nourishment in the conflicts of party. His ends were always upright, and his means always pure. He exhibits the rare example of...politician to whom wiles were absolutely unknown. In him was fully exemplified the real distinction between wisdom and cunning, and the truth of the...
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The Virginia "Peerage": Or, Sketches of Virginians Distinguished ..., Volume 1

Robert Templeman Craighill - 1880 - 378 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...governments, and to his own countrymen, were always sincere " It is impossible to contemplate the great events which have occurred in the United States under the...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 20; Volume 26

1899 - 860 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...him was fully exemplified the real distinction which forever exists between wisdom and cunning, and the importance as well as truth of the maxim that 'honesty...
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Brave Men and Women: Their Struggles, Failures and Triumphs

Osgood Eaton Fuller - 1884 - 564 pages
...always pure. He exhibited the rare example of a politician to whom wiles were totallv unknown, and ij whose professions to foreign governments, and to his...him was fully exemplified the real distinction which found existence between wisdom and cunning, and the importance, as well as the truth of the maxim,...
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Character Portraits of Washington as Delineated by Historians, Orators and ...

William Spohn Baker - 1887 - 360 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...him 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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The Presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland: Comprising ...

John Frost - 1888 - 630 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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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888 - 564 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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American Patriotic Selections: Famous State Papers of Washington, Jefferson ...

Frederick W. Osborn - 1890 - 68 pages
...uttered with more confidence than that his ends were always upright and his means always pure, lie exhibits the rare example of a politician to whom...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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