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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
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 10

David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - 1900 - 578 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 the truth of the maxim, that...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced ..., Volume 10

David Josiah Brewer - 1902 - 566 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 the truth of the maxim, that...
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Life and Times of Washington, Volume 4

John Frederick Schroeder - 1903 - 566 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 Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ..., Volume 16

John Clark Ridpath - 1903 - 544 pages
...would infer that he was capable, under any circumstances, of stooping to the employment of duplicity. He 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 truth, of the maxim that...
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Life and Times of Washington, Volume 4

John Frederick Schroeder - 1903 - 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...possessed ambition that passion was, in his bosom, so regulated by principles or controlled by circumstances that it was neither vicious nor turbulent....
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Winnowings for Washington's Birthday

Agnes Mawson - 1905 - 206 pages
...ADAMS. 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...professions to foreign governments and to his own country were always sincere. In him was fully exemplified the real distinction which forever exists...
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Washington's Farewell Address: Webster's First Bunker Hill Monument Oration ...

George Washington - 1906 - 120 pages
...Washington. "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 the truth of the maxim that...
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Library of Southern Literature: Biography

Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles W. Kent - 1909 - 504 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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Library of Southern Literature: Compiled Under the Direct ..., Volume 14

Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent, Charles Alphonso Smith, Lucian Lamar Knight, John Calvin Metcalf, Charles W. Kent - 1910 - 526 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." — JOHN MARSHALL, The Life of George Washington, 1804-1807. WHITMAN, WALT. — Whitman is poetry's...
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Library of Southern Literature: Miscellanae

Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles W. Kent - 1910 - 517 pages
...own countrymen, were always sincere. In him was fully exemplified the real distinction, which forever exists, between wisdom and cunning, and the importance...well as truth of the maxim that "honesty is the best policy."—JOHN MARSHALL, The Life of George Washington, 1804-1807. WHITMAN, WALT.—Whitman is poetry's...
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