Fisher Ames Quote

We are not to consider ourselves, while here, as at church or school, to listen to the harangues of speculative piety; we are here to talk of the political interests committed to our charge.


Speeches of Fisher Ames in Congress, 1789-1796 (ed. 1871)

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We are not to consider ourselves, while here, as at church or school, to listen to the harangues of speculative piety; we are here to talk of the...

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We are not to consider ourselves, while here, as at church or school, to listen to the harangues of speculative piety; we are here to talk of the...

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We are not to consider ourselves, while here, as at church or school, to listen to the harangues of speculative piety; we are here to talk of the...

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We are not to consider ourselves, while here, as at church or school, to listen to the harangues of speculative piety; we are here to talk of the...