Thomas Jefferson Quote

To history therefore I must refer for answer, in which it would be an unhappy passage indeed, which should shew by what fatal indulgence of subordinate views and passions, a contest for an atom had defeated well founded prospects of giving liberty to half the globe.


The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: 18 June, 1779 to 30 September, 1780 (ed. 1951)

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To history therefore I must refer for answer, in which it would be an unhappy passage indeed, which should shew by what fatal indulgence of...

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To history therefore I must refer for answer, in which it would be an unhappy passage indeed, which should shew by what fatal indulgence of...

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To history therefore I must refer for answer, in which it would be an unhappy passage indeed, which should shew by what fatal indulgence of...

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To history therefore I must refer for answer, in which it would be an unhappy passage indeed, which should shew by what fatal indulgence of...