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The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity—unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity.
All religions united with government are more or less inimical to liberty. All, separated from government, are compatible with liberty.
I am not, sir, in favor of cherishing the passion of conquest. I am permitted … to indulge the hope of seeing, ere long, the new United States, (if you will allow me the expression,) embracing not only the old ….
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Why indeed must God be a noun? Why not a verb—the most active and dynamic of all?
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