Rufus Choate Quote

We have built no national temples but the Capitol; we consult no common oracle but the Constitution.


"The Importance of Illustrating New-England History by a Series of Romances like the Waverley Novels", a lecture delivered at Salem, Massachusetts (1833).

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We have built no national temples but the Capitol; we consult no common oracle but the Constitution.

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We have built no national temples but the Capitol; we consult no common oracle but the Constitution.

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We have built no national temples but the Capitol; we consult no common oracle but the Constitution.

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We have built no national temples but the Capitol; we consult no common oracle but the Constitution.